Vermont Yankee Announces Selection of Holtec International’s HI-STORM 100 Cask System

This Holtec Highlight reflects the July 13, 2015 announcement submitted by Martin Cohn, Senior Communications Specialist, Vermont Yankee and published by The Recorder of Greenfield, Mass.

Entergy Vermont Yankee has selected the Holtec HI-STORM 100 dry storage system at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VY) site. The Holtec HI-STORM 100 System is designed to contain up to 68 Boiling Water Reactor (BWR) fuel assemblies and consists of a stainless steel multi-purpose canister (MPC) with a welded baseplate and lid, which is placed inside a coated carbon steel and concrete overpack that is placed on a concrete pad for storage.