Constellation awards nuclear refueling work

Global Nuclear Fuel-Americas (GNF-A) received a $300 million dollar contract from Constellation Energy Nuclear Group LLC (NYSE:CEG) to supply fuel and associated engineering reload licensing services to Constellation’s 1,750 MW Nine Mile Point Nuclear Station in New York.

Nine Mile Point is a two-unit, General Electric (NYSE:GE)-designed boiling water reactor (BWR) station.

For the units 1 and 2 fuel reloads, GNF-A will supply fuel produced and assembled at the company’s Wilmington, N.C. fuel fabrication plant. The fuel assemblies will be equipped with GNF’s “Defender” filter technology designed to protect the fuel by capturing debris that may exist in the reactor core.

Global Nuclear Fuel is a joint venture of General Electric, Toshiba Corp. and Hitachi Ltd.

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