GE Hitachi praises client DTE Energy for securing NRC license

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) congratulated DTE Energy on Thursday after the latter acquired a construction and operation license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), allowing the company to fully launch operations.GEH said this is among the first facilities using GEH's Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor (ESBWR) to be approved after the NRC approved the reactor last year. Read More »

CB&I plant in Louisiana given bigger fabrication role in two plant projects

CB&I said on Friday that its Lake Charles fabrication facility has been given an expanded role in fabricating structural and mechanical modules and other components for the AP1000 nuclear power plant projects in Georgia and South Carolina. "This new development demonstrates the confidence the licensees and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission have in our highly skilled work force, nuclear safety culture and operations in Lake Charles," Luke Scorsone, president of CB&I's Fabrication Services oper Read More »