Sanmen 1 RCPs Installed Ahead of Schedule
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC announced today that all four reactor coolant pumps (RCPs) at Sanmen Unit 1 have been installed ahead of the current milestone schedule. Sanmen 1 is one of two AP1000® nuclear power plants under construction at the Sanmen Nuclear Power Plant in Zhejiang Province, China.
The Sanmen site teams successfully installed two separate sets of RCPS ahead of the current milestone schedule. The first two were installed in late January. The second set of RCPs arrived at Sanmen on Feb. 8. The team applied the experiences and lessons learned during the installation of the first set of RCPs, installing the second set on March 1, 10 days ahead of schedule.
“This is a key milestone that moves us a step closer to bringing the world’s very first AP1000 nuclear power plants online,” said Jeff Benjamin, Westinghouse senior vice president, New Plants and Major Projects. “The valuable experiences the teams gained from these installations will benefit future RCP installations at AP1000 plants under construction around the world, driving process improvements and delivery certainty for our customers globally.”
The RCPs are part of the reactor coolant system that maintains reactor core cooling and are components of the AP1000 plant’s innovative passive safety system design. The pumps installed at Sanmen 1 were manufactured in Cheswick, Pa., in the United States, and traveled 11,344 nautical miles, or 20,646 kilometers, to reach the Sanmen site. The Westinghouse global supply chain successfully ensured that items across the products lines are able to be utilized in AP1000 projects.
In addition to the two AP1000 units under construction at Sanmen, two units are under construction at Haiyang in Shandong Province, China, as well as four in the United States, two at the Vogtle plant in Waynesboro, Ga., and two at the V.C. Summer plant in Jenkinsville, S.C.
To learn more about Westinghouse Electric Company and our 130-year history of innovation visit www.westinghousenuclear.com .
Westinghouse Electric Company LLC
Courtney Boone, +1-412-374-2707
Press Relations Director
Information om Business Wire
101 California Street, 20th Floor
CA 94111 San Francisco
Følg pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
Skrive dig op her og du vil løbende modtage pressemeddelelser på mail. Indtast din mail, klik på abonner og følg instruktionerne i den udsendte mail.
Flere pressemeddelelser fra Business Wire
MA-VERTEX-PHARMA21.2.2018 22:03 | pressemeddelelse
Vertex Initiates First Phase 3 Study of VX-659, Tezacaftor and Ivacaftor as a Triple Combination Regimen for People with Cystic Fibrosis
AZ-UNIVERSAL-LASER21.2.2018 19:02 | pressemeddelelse
Universal Laser Systems® Expands Portfolio of Laser Material Processing Systems with the ULTRA Platform Series
WA-LUXOFT21.2.2018 17:32 | pressemeddelelse
Luxoft One of Six Companies Collaborating with Amazon Web Services to Accelerate Blockchain Adoption
WESTINGHOUSE-ELECTRIC21.2.2018 17:32 | pressemeddelelse
Westinghouse Electric Company to Provide Engineering Support at Vandellós 1 in Partnership with EDF
FL-H.I.G.-CAPITAL21.2.2018 15:04 | pressemeddelelse
H.I.G. Europe Completes a Strategic Investment in Puerto de Indias Group
VA-SAVI-TECHNOLOGY21.2.2018 14:04 | pressemeddelelse
Savi Adds Supply Chain Star Johannes Giloth to Advisory Board
I vores nyhedsrum kan du læse alle vores pressemeddelelser, tilgå materiale i form af billeder og dokumenter, og finde vores kontaktoplysninger.Besøg vores nyhedsrum