Transfer of California’s SONGS Used Nuclear Fuel to Earthquake-Secure On-Site Storage Completed

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.

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Kiewit Power Constructors Co. Joins Team Holtec with Mission to Make SMR-160 Commercially Competitive and Construction-Friendly

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.

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Holtec's SMR-160, 160 MW Electric Nuclear Reactor

SMR-160 at Age 10

We mark the tenth anniversary of the birth of our SMR-160 small modular reactor this month buoyed by the thought that its promise to render nuclear energy generation as benign as solar and wind - its kindred carbon free technologies - has been realized in full measure.

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Read more about the article Holtec International and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Reach Accord on Decommissioning of Pilgrim Station
Entrance Sign at the Holtec Pilgrim Station Decommissioning Site

Holtec International and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Reach Accord on Decommissioning of Pilgrim Station

We are pleased to announce that after months of good faith negotiation, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Holtec have amicably and productively come to agreement on all key issues related to the safe decommissioning of the shuttered Pilgrim nuclear plant.

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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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