We are pleased to announce our drive to secure our SMR-160 small modular reactor design certification from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on an accelerated schedule.
We are pleased to announce that Holtec International and Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd. have executed a Memorandum of Understanding to introduce and deploy Holtec’s canister-based dry storage and transport technologies for managing spent nuclear fuel in Japan.
On October 19, U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Dr. Rita Baranwal visited Holtec’s Krishna P. Singh Technology Campus in Camden, NJ.
We are pleased to observe that the mounting demand for clean and reliable base load energy generation is fueling strong interest from many countries that view our inherently safe and economically viable SMR-160 small modular reactor (SMR) as the solution for reducing their carbon footprint.
HI-POWER, our manufacturing subsidiary co-owned with Eos, began production of the Znyth® Direct Current (DC) Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) in July at our Turtle Creek, PA plant. In the short two months since start up, HI-POWER is already attracting reputable companies and large energy storage projects.
On September 7, 2020, State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) issued the License Permit to Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant (ChNPP), the Owner, to start commissioning the Chornobyl Interim Spent Nuclear Fuel Storage Facility (ISF-2) which, upon loading, will be the world’s largest dry storage installation.
We are pleased to report that Digital Radiography, hailed by many as the defining symbol of the latest advance in non-destructive radiographic examination of welds, has arrived in our manufacturing operations.
Holtec International’s SMR, LLC has successfully completed Phase 1 of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) “Pre-Licensing Review of a Vendor’s Reactor Design” for its small modular reactor design, the SMR‑160.
The nuclear safety profile of Southern California Edison’s twin unit San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) made a giant stride on August 7th when the 73rd and last multi-purpose canister (MPC) of spent nuclear fuel was placed in its designated below-grade storage vault.
We are pleased to announce that Kiewit Power Constructors Co. of Omaha, Nebraska, a national leader in cost-competitive construction of combined cycle power plants, has joined Team Holtec as the latest member of a band of illustrious companies dedicated to the renaissance of nuclear energy.