Westinghouse leads nuclear race

June 2007
Utility Week;6/1/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that Westinghouse has submitted its nuclear reactor design to the Nuclear Installations Inspectorate in Great Britain (NII) for pre-licensing. It notes that nuclear vendors must be supported by a credible nuclear operator to enter the pre-licensing race and, according to Westinghouse, it has the support of British utilities. It states that Areva will submit its reactor design before June 22, 2007.


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