Companies team up for U.S./Canadian training program

April 24, 2023, 7:01AMNuclear News
From left: Billy Mack, president of Accelerant Solutions; Pamela Cowan, president of global engineered systems and solutions at Westinghouse; and Francisco Sanchez, vice president of safety, operation, and training at Tecnatom, after signing the teaming agreement creating the Nuclear Excellence Academy. (Photo: Westinghouse)

Westinghouse Electric Company has signed an agreement with engineering firm Tecnatom and training/consulting services provider Accelerant Solutions to launch a nuclear training program for utilities in the United States and Canada. (Westinghouse completed a 50 percent acquisition of Spain-based Tecnatom in March of last year.)

The program—the Nuclear Excellence Academy (NEXA)—will combine Westinghouse and Accelerant Solutions’ industry expertise with Tecnatom’s digital products and services to provide in-person, digital, and on-demand training for nuclear personnel, according to an April 18 Westinghouse announcement.

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