First Holtec-Designed and Built Single-Failure-Proof HI-TRAN 300 Heavy Load Transporter Enters Service

We are pleased to announce that the first HI-TRAN 300, a vertical heavy load hauler designed by Holtec’s Nuclear Power Division (NPD) to serve as the single-failure-proof workhorse for hauling loaded Holtec dry spent fuel storage system components and for executing inter-cask canister transfer, has been successfully manufactured and factory tested by the Company’s Advanced Manufacturing Division in Camden, New Jersey.

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Industry’s First MPC Lid Welding Dry Run Representing Fuel Loading at Multiple Nuclear Plant Sites Successfully Passes NRC Inspection

Holtec and Exelon Generation recently hosted a Nuclear Regulatory Commission welding dry run inspection of multi-purpose canister (MPC) lid welding at Holtec’s Camden technology campus in support of Exelon’s Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station’s implementation of Holtec’s dry cask storage systems.

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Indian Point Unit 2 Shuts Down Today

Holtec is saddened to observe that Indian Point Unit 2, competently operated by Entergy since 2001 and having served as a prominent clean energy producer in New York, is shutting down today - a casualty of the competition from the prevailing ultra-cheap fossil fuel prices and government subsidized renewable energy.

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Read more about the article Holtec Selects Framatome to Supply Fuel for SMR-160 Small Modular Reactor, Vastly Compressing Deployment Schedule
Holtec's SMR-160, 160 MW Electric Nuclear Reactor

Holtec Selects Framatome to Supply Fuel for SMR-160 Small Modular Reactor, Vastly Compressing Deployment Schedule

Holtec and Framatome have entered into an agreement to enable completion of all necessary engineering to fuel the SMR-160 with Framatome’s commercially available and well-proven 17 x 17 GAIA fuel assembly.

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Decommissioning Innovations at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim to Help Expedite their Transition into Productive Industrial Sites

Our ongoing decommissioning programs at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim are fueled by creativity and innovation to efficiently transition these sites to enable them to host diverse commercial economic activities at the earliest possible date.

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Read more about the article NRC Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Holtec’s HI-STORE CISF
HI-STORE Consolidated Interim Storage

NRC Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Holtec’s HI-STORE CISF

We are pleased to announce that the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) has issued a draft environmental impact statement for Holtec International’s proposed consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) called HI-STORE CISF in southeastern New Mexico.

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Ongoing Decommissioning Effort at Oyster Creek and Pilgrim Notch Outstanding Performance Metrics

We are pleased to report that both of our decommissioning sites, Oyster Creek in Lacey Township, NJ and Pilgrim in Plymouth, Massachusetts, are setting new levels of excellence in every relevant metric of performance as they drive forward with safe and efficient deconstruction of the shuttered nuclear plants. 

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2019 in Review

We bid a fond goodbye to 2019 which will stand out in our company’s annals as a watershed year when we began the implementation of several new ambitious initiatives that will shape our endeavors for decades to come.

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EDF Energy and Holtec International Sign Long-Term Agreement for Supply of Casks and Loading Campaigns for Sizewell B

In a signing ceremony in London on December 17, 2019, EDF Energy’s Managing Director of Generation Mr. Matt Sykes hosted the signing of a Long-Term Agreement with Holtec International for the supply of casks and loading campaign services for Sizewell B.

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Project Cheetah, Launched Fifteen Years Ago to Advance Safety of all Aspects of Used Nuclear Fuel Management, Notches New Milestones

Project Cheetah, quietly rolled out in 2004, has produced some transformative technologies such as underground canister storage, double wall canister and forced gas dehydration that have made dry storage implementation increasingly more efficient with the storage systems evolving into vanishingly small dose emitters and impregnable fortresses of security.

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