Energy Northwest Extends Nuclear Fuel Supply Contract with GNF

Columbia Generating Station

A joint venture with General Electric (GE, NYSE: GE), Toshiba and Hitachi will continue to reload nuclear fuel at a power plant in Washington under a $90 million contract.
 
Energy Northwest picked joint venture Global Nuclear Fuel (GNF) to continue to supply fuel for the Columbia Generating Station. The new contract runs from 2019 through 2027 and includes five reloads for the 1,190-MW boiling water reactor.
 
Columbia began using GNF2 fuel in 2015. The fuel is a high performance fuel assembly designed to deliver increased energy output while decreasing overall fuel cycle costs. The GNF2 fuel is fabricated at GNF’s facility in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Subscribe to Nuclear Power International magazine



Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...