Decommissioning

Oyster Creek / GEH Wins Contract For RPV And Internals Decommissioning

By Kamen Kraev
11 July 2019

GEH Wins Contract For RPV And Internals Decommissioning
Singe-Unit Oyster Creek in New Jersey. Photo courtesy Exelon Generation.
US-based GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) has been awarded a contract for the decommissioning of reactor internals and the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) at the Oyster Creek nuclear power station in New Jersey, a statement by the company said.

The statement said GEH will dismantle, segment and pack reactor internals and the RPV of the boiling water reactor which was shut down at the site in September 2018. All handling and segmentation will be carried out underwater, GEH said.

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