Westinghouse Secures Cofrentes NPP Fuel Contract

[UPDATED] Westinghouse Electric Company today announced the signing of a contract for manufacture and delivery of boiling water reactor (BWR) fuel to Cofrentes Nuclear Power Plant (CNC) in Spain in 2019 and 2021. CNC is wholly owned by Iberdrola Generación Nuclear S.A.

Confrentes NPPWestinghouse will deliver its SVEA-96 Optima2 design, which has been operating for more than a decade in CNC. Under the terms of the contract, CNC will also have the opportunity to implement TRITON11, the latest BWR fuel innovation from Westinghouse. 

The fuel will be manufactured at the Westinghouse fuel fabrication facility in Västerås, Sweden, which will also provide the included engineering and fuel services support.

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