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.
The decommissioning of Oyster Creek and Pilgrim Station continue to progress with safety, precision and efficiency.
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Denies Petitioners’ Motions, NRC Concludes Public Comment Period on Draft Environmental Impact Statement, U.S. Nuclear Industry Council Supports HI-STORE and NEI to Host a New Mexico Used Fuel Transportation Symposium.
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.
From safely moving fuel to dismantling key components and using the latest innovative radioactive waste storage equipment, decommissioning activities at Pilgrim and Oyster Creek are moving forward with utmost safety and precision.
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.