Nuclear, Waste Management & Decommissioning

Bechtel, GE Hitachi to Collaborate on Nuclear Decommissioning

By Editors of Power Engineering

Bechtel and GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy announced the two companies will work together to assist Germany and Sweden decommission nuclear power plants.

The two companies will provide a full range of decommissioning services, including pre-shutdown planning, licensing, project development and management, dismantling, demolition, waste handling, and site closeout.

“Our companies are committed to safety and efficiency across the entire nuclear plant lifecycle,” said James Taylor, general manager of Bechtel’s Environmental business line. “Bechtel has performed work from design to dismantlement for more than 150 nuclear plants over the last 60 years. This experience will be critical to delivering quality as Germany and Sweden move forward.”

Both countries are in the process of phasing out its nuclear power facilities.