B&W Awarded Steam Generator Services Contract For Dominion Fleet
Charlotte, N.C - The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) announced recently that its subsidiary, Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Energy, Inc. (B&W NE), was awarded a multi-year fleet services contract from Dominion Generation to provide comprehensive steam generator inspection, repair and cleaning services for the company’s three operating nuclear stations – North Anna in Mineral, Va; Surry in Surry, Va; and Millstone in Waterford, Conn.
Utilizing proven, state-of-the-art robotic tooling and inspection technology, B&W NE will provide eddy current testing, visual inspections and water lancing for steam generators in a total of six units, two at each of the power plants. B&W NE’s recognized technology provides the industry with a cost-effective solution with low dose rates and short outage schedules.
“We look forward to providing the Dominion fleet with exceptional steam generator inspection and repair services,” said Joe Zwetolitz, President, B&W NE. “Our demonstrated technology and expertise set the B&W team apart in the nuclear industry.”
The steam generator services contract will begin this fall.
SOURCE: The Babcock & Wilcox Company