A Message from Holtec’s CEO

During this challenging time, we thank our associates for their continued dedication and resilience. Holtec is part of a critical infrastructure industry that has a special responsibility to continue essential operations due to our work for the energy industry, especially regarding the safe storage…

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Response to Article: “If Radical Innovation Makes Nuclear Power Expensive, Why Do We Think It Will Make Nuclear Cheap”

In a well-sourced article entitled “If Radical Innovation Makes Nuclear Power Expensive, Why Do We Think It Will Make Nuclear Cheap,” Mr. Michael Shellenberger posits the thesis that the nuclear industry’s attempts to innovate are responsible for its present travails.

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Remarks by Dr. Kris Singh, General Chair of the American Nuclear Society’s Annual Meeting in Philadelphia (June 18-21, 2018)

Ladies and Gentlemen: It is my distinct honor and great privilege to open the 2018 annual meeting of the American Nuclear Society here in the City of Brotherly Love. First, we should salute the hard…

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Safety, Continuous Improvement Make First Used Fuel Storage Campaign a Watts Bar Team Success
A large, integrated team from across the site worked together to safely complete the first Watts Bar used fuel storage campaign during the past several weeks. The team, which included Watts Bar employees, Holtec and D&Z team members, and support from Sequoyah and Browns Ferry, loaded 222 used fuel assemblies into six massive storage cask (shown behind the team) below the overall project dose goal.

Safety, Continuous Improvement Make First Used Fuel Storage Campaign a Watts Bar Team Success

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A large, integrated team from across the site worked together to safely complete the first Watts Bar used fuel storage campaign during the past several weeks. The team, which included Watts Bar employees, Holtec and D&Z team members, and support from Sequoyah and Browns Ferry, loaded 222 used fuel assemblies into six massive storage cask (shown behind the team) below the overall project dose goal.

A very large and integrated team focused on safety and continuous improvement to successfully complete Watts Bar’s first used fuel storage campaign.

During a span of seven weeks, the Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (ISFSI) team loaded and moved 222 used fuel bundles from the spent fuel pool into robust storage containers and then onto the seismically designed ISFSI pad. (more…)

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