Finishing touches

Westinghouse Electric Company has won a contract valued at $200m for scope in support of the TVA Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2, located near Spring City, Tennessee


Westinghouse Electric Company has won a contract valued at $200m for scope in support of the TVA Watts Bar Nuclear Plant Unit 2, located near Spring City, Tennessee.



Work to be carried out by Westinghouse, a Toshiba-owned company, includes the supply of new reactor coolant pumps, steam generator services, crane replacement and upgrades, licensing services and safety analysis.



According to Westinghouse, once it is completed, Watts Bar Unit 2 will provide more than 1,200MW of electricity.



The Watts Bar Unit 2 is expected to begin commercial operation by early 2012.