Westinghouse signs nuclear power MOU with Czech firm

Westinghouse Electric Co. said the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Czech company Vitkovice a.s., in preparation for the potential construction of Westinghouse AP1000 nuclear power plants in the Czech Republic, has been completed.

According to the agreement, Westinghouse intends to procure components from Vitkovice if their AP1000 reactor is selected for the completion of the Temelin Nuclear Power Plant. Such equipment includes steelwork for the containment vessel and shield building, various sub-assemblies for structural and mechanical modules, and major components of the reactor circuit.

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