Westinghouse will deliver CE16NGF fuel on Palo Verde
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 11.01.2015
The Westinghouse announced on 7 January 2015 on signing of the contract for 250 million dollars on the production and delivery of the fuel assemblies of a new modification with Arizona Public Service (APS).
The fuel will be supplied on units with PWR reactors built under the project of the Combustion Engineering. In 2000, the nuclear business of CE was purchased by Westinghouse.
In accordance with the new contract, Westinghouse will supply the so-called new generation assemblies CE16NGF, which currently operate on the other two units with reactors from CE and 16×16 grid.
Earlier in the NRC documents the following parameters of the CE16NGF fuel were cited - see table, right column.
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Of course, it would take more than a year or two.
The work on the fourth unit construction goes as scheduled.
The plant will be closed at the end of December.
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