GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) is a global nuclear alliance created by GE and Hitachi to serve the global nuclear industry. Based in Wilmington, North Carolina, GEH was established in 2007 to provide advanced reactor technology, fuel and nuclear services. The alliance executes a single strategic vision to create a broader portfolio of solutions, expanding its capabilities for new reactor, fuel, and service opportunities.
They combine GE’s design expertise and history delivering reactors, fuels and services globally with Hitachi’s proven experience in advanced modular construction to offer customers around the world the technological leadership required to effectively enhance reactor performance, power output, and safety.
GEH operates training facilities in Wilmington and San Jose, California, and fuel manufacturing operations in Wilmington and Kurihama, Japan.
- BWRX-300 - 300MWe water-cooled small modular reactor (SMR) providing flexible baseload electricity generation. Designed to eliminate large Loss-of-Coolant Accidents (LOCAs) and utilizes natural circulation cooling.
- PRISM - high energy neutron (fast) reactor which uses a series of proven, safe and mature technologies to create an innovative solution to dispose of used nuclear fuel and surplus plutonium.
- ESBWR (Economic Simplified Boiling Water Reactor) - 1520MWe Generation III+ boiling water reactor.
- ABWR (Advanced Boiling Water Reactor) - Gen III design with power generation ranging from 1350 to 1460 MW net.
President & CEO
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Executive Vice President, Nuclear Products
Executive Vice President - Global Services