Westinghouse receives a grant from the UK Government to explore uranium conversion services

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SPRINGFIELDS England, December 13, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Westinghouse is pleased to confirm that it received a Direct Award Grant from the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to explore the development of Uranium Conversion Services at the company’s Springfields facility in Lancashire, England.

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Aerial view from the Westinghouse Springfields facility, Lancashire (England). (Photo: Business Wire

The £13M (US$15.9M) award from BEIS, along with ongoing Westinghouse investment, will be used to prepare the necessary design and enabling work to begin new conversion capability for the world’s utilities from 2028. The facility proposed would offer both reprocessed Uranium (RepU), and naturally occurring Uranium [NIU] conversion services to utilities worldwide as they attempt to diversify supplies and transition to Russian-provided services.

“There is a strong global appetite for diversified and secure sources of supply of fuel and services and the UK’s nuclear excellence and experience, particularly at Springfields, offer utilities an attractive option,” said Tarik Choho Westinghouse President of Nuclear Fuel. We are pleased that the UK recognizes the strategic role of Springfields and its workforce as an asset that supports a secure and clean energy future.

The facility will leverage the UK’s domestic uranium enrichment capability, nuclear research and development strength and Springfields’ world-class fuel manufacturing expertise to offer utilities a high-quality western fuel alternative.

The Westinghouse Electric Company is transforming the future of carbon-free electricity by providing safe and innovative nuclear power technologies and services worldwide. Westinghouse supplied the world’s first commercial pressurized water reactor in 1957 and the company’s technology is the basis for nearly one-half of the world’s operating nuclear plants. Westinghouse has been a trusted partner for the development of advanced technologies throughout the nuclear energy lifecycle for over 135years. Visit www.westinghouse.com for more information. www.westinghousenuclear.com Follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn And Twitter.

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