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Four Westinghouse LTA to be loaded at Vogtle-2 in 2023

AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 30.01.2022

Westinghouse Electric Company and Southern Nuclear Operating Company entered into an agreement to load four pilot assemblies (LTA) with accident tolerant fuel at the Vogtle-2 unit (USA).

The batch loading, scheduled for 2023, is the first in a series of tests at operating power units as part of the High Energy Fuel initiative implemented by Westinghouse.

The pilot assemblies will use fuel rods with fuel enrichment up to 6%, or 1% higher than the maximum enrichment for operating power reactors at thermal neutrons.

Topics: NFC, USA, Westinghouse

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