We are pleased to announce that our Pune, India based subsidiary, Holtec Asia, has received an order for two transport casks from Mumbai-based Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) to serve the away-from-reactor storage facility for the country’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) located on the east coast of the Tamil Nadu state.
We are pleased to report that the technology milestones achieved over the past three years in our decommissioning program, which is moving apace at three nuclear plant sites, is winning kudos from regional publications.
Our corporate annals would proudly record certain consequential achievements amid the Covid-19 tribulations that defined 2021 for our people and our company.
On December 13, the last multi-purpose canister containing Pilgrim’s spent nuclear fuel was placed in dry storage emptying its Reactor Building of all fissile material and setting a new industry record for the speediest transfer of the plant’s used nuclear fuel to on-site storage.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) approved the transfer of the Palisades Power Plant to Holtec International after the facility permanently shuts down in the spring of 2022. The approval also allows the transfer of Entergy’s decommissioned Big Rock Point facility near Charlevoix, Michigan, where only the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) remains.
We are pleased to announce that Holtec International and Hyundai Engineering & Construction (HDEC) have formalized an agreement for completion of the standard design of the SMR-160 plant and delivery of SMR-160 projects worldwide.
Ukraine National Nuclear Energy Company “Energoatom” is poised to begin moving used fuel from the nation’s operating reactors to its newly built Central Spent Fuel Storage Facility starting in 2022.
True to its credo, “a generation ahead by design,” Holtec International’s manufacturing specialists continue to bring forth new ground-breaking welding and weld examination technologies. This issue of Holtec Highlights celebrates three landmark achievements that redound to their credit.
We are pleased to report that the ongoing decommissioning projects at New Jersey’s Oyster Creek site and Massachusetts’ Pilgrim site, being carried out by Holtec under a turnkey undertaking, have been notching impressive milestones worthy of memorializing through this news bulletin.
Admiral Roegge, Mr. O’Rourke, Mr. Gillett and Mr. Ciabattone are all based at the Krishna P. Singh Technology Campus in Camden, New Jersey. These seasoned professionals are poised to be transformative leaders and impactful contributors to Holtec International and its worldwide subsidiaries.