Holtec Sponsors an Exhibit to Foster Public Awareness of Dry Storage at PSEG’S Energy & Environmental Resource Center

Last month a new exhibit sponsored by Holtec International was unveiled at the PSEG Energy & Environmental Resource Center (EERC) located near the Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations in Salem, New Jersey (see photos on next page). The EERC is a community learning center focused on fostering an improved understanding of energy, environmental challenges and strategies for balancing energy demand with environmental stewardship. The center opened in January 2010 and has already hosted over 10,000 visitors. (more…)

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Holtec Training Center for Improving Human Performance in Pool-to-Pad Loading Operations to Open Next Month

We are pleased to announce that the Holtec Training Center for used fuel outage implementation, long in the making, is nearing completion. The Training Center is housed at the Holtec Manufacturing Division (HMD), a 460,000 sq. feet, ASME Code Section III fabrication facility located in east Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Holtec is the only provider of dry spent fuel storage systems that manufactures 100% of its equipment destined for domestic clients in the United States. Holtec is also America’s largest exporter of manufactured SSCs to foreign markets, generating much needed manufacturing jobs in our country. (more…)

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Read more about the article Holtec Manufacturing Division Attains New Plateaus of Safety, Quality and Punctuality
Rectangular Steam Surface Condenser Undergoing Final Shop Tests

Holtec Manufacturing Division Attains New Plateaus of Safety, Quality and Punctuality

Rectangular Steam Surface Condenser Undergoing Final Shop Tests
Rectangular Steam Surface Condenser Undergoing Final Shop Tests

We are proud to announce that our Pittsburgh based Holtec Manufacturing Division’s (HMD) on-time delivery of capital equipment has reached a record high of over 98% in 2011. This record of on-time shipment applies to both nuclear components as well as to the commercial ASME Code equipment, which includes large Surface Condensers and Feedwater Heaters fabricated for our Power Plant Component Division (PPCD) which is a leading global supplier of capital heat transfer equipment. Photos of recently delivered heat exchanger equipment, some mammoth in size and weight, are shown below. (more…)

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Read more about the article Memo to Water Challenged Power Plants: Please Meet HI-VACC
Conventional A-Frame ACC 140 MWe Steam Turbine 170 ft x 240 ft Total Footprint Area = 40,800 sq ft

Memo to Water Challenged Power Plants: Please Meet HI-VACC

Holtec's R&D team proudly announces the successful development of a whole new genré of ACCs that require less than half of the land area of a conventional “A- frame” ACC presently sold by Holtec and other world suppliers.

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Three Years!

We are pleased to report that Holtec International will submit a license amendment request (LAR) by Labor Day 2011 to enable the transfer of high burnup fuel with as little as three years cooling from the spent fuel pools into dry storage. This LAR will be submitted on the docket for Holtec’s HI-STORM FW MPC Storage System.  As we reported earlier (Holtec Highlights 26.09), the HI-STORM FW MPC Storage System received its initial Certificate of Compliance from the USNRC on June 13, 2011 (USNRC Docket No. 72-1032). The presently approved certificate contains one regionalized heat load pattern for the MPC-37 and one for the MPC-89 and focuses on plants that have a broad mix of “new” and “old” spent fuel assemblies in their spent fuel pools. (more…)

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Read more about the article HI-STORM FW’S Certification to be Effective on June 13
Extrusion Press (One of Four) at Orrvilon, Ohio (Home of METAMIC-HT)

HI-STORM FW’S Certification to be Effective on June 13

The HI-STORM FW (Flood & Wind) MPC Storage System has successfully completed the NRC’s safety review and rulemaking process, including the public comment period (a unique feature of licensing in the United States) and is scheduled to be certified for general use under 10 CFR 72 Subpart L on June 13, 2011. (more…)

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Expert Advisory Board For HI-SMUR 140 Established

Holtec International is pleased to announce our subsidiary SMR, LLC, has established a Technical Advisory Board consisting of national experts steeped in the design, operations, safety, and regulatory aspects of nuclear energy.

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Chernobyl Dry Storage Project Advances to the Last Phase

Holtec was given the release by the Ukraine's State Specialized Enterprise Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant to begin the final phase of the dry storage project to complete the site's 100 year life facility that will store the 22,000 used fuel assemblies from Chernobyl Units 1, 2, and 3.

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