EnergySolutions Signs Japan Commercial Nuclear Reactor Decommissioning Agreement
Salt Lake City, Utah – April 20, 2016 – EnergySolutions, Inc. has signed a collaborative agreement with The Japan Atomic Power Company (JAPC) for the decommissioning of commercial light water Nuclear Power Plants in Japan.
In announcing this agreement, Ken Robuck, President of EnergySolutions’ Disposal and Decommissioning Business noted, “This is a tremendous opportunity for our company to provide our Decommissioning and Decontamination (D&D) experience and capabilities in Japan. Our primary goal is to support the Japanese nuclear industry in achieving safe and efficient decommissioning projects.”
As part of this agreement, EnergySolutions will share its D&D experience and capabilities with JAPC for use at the Tsuruga Unit 1. To ensure successful implementation of this agreement, JAPC personnel will participate in the D&D project currently being performed at the Zion Nuclear Power Station located north of Chicago, Illinois and managed by EnergySolutions. Subsequently, EnergySolutions employees will join the JAPC Tsuruga Unit 1 project team in Japan to support effective knowledge transfer and implementation of the EnergySolutions D&D experience.
“This is a significant step in applying our decommissioning experience to support a growing international nuclear decommissioning market,” stated David Lockwood, CEO of EnergySolutions. “EnergySolutions is the leader in U.S. Decommissioning and we believe this partnership with JAPC will further strengthen our capabilities on an international level.”
EnergySolutions offers customers a full range of integrated services and solutions, including nuclear operations, characterization, decommissioning, decontamination, site closure, transportation, nuclear materials management, processing, recycling, and disposition of nuclear waste, and research and engineering services across the nuclear fuel cycle.
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