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Westinghouse to plan nuclear units for Canada

Kim Leonard
| Monday, July 23, 2012, 1:58 p.m.

Westinghouse Electric Co. said Monday it will prepare construction plans for two of its AP1000 nuclear reactors that could be built for Ontario Power Generation Inc. in Canada.

Cranberry-based Westinghouse said the plans and cost estimates could help the Province of Ontario choose a new baseload generation project for its Darlington plant, a nuclear facility on the north shore of Lake Ontario.

The company also announced the opening of a Westinghouse Electric Canada Inc. office in Toronto.

Four AP1000 reactors now are under construction at two sites in China, and four others are being built at two U.S. sites.

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