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WESTINGHOUSE SIGNS FUEL SUPPLY CONTRACT WITH MAINE YANKEE

 PITTSBURGH, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Westinghouse Electric Corporation (NYSE: WX) has signed a contract with Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company to supply a minimum of four batches of 14x14 reload nuclear fuel assemblies, with delivery scheduled to begin in 1995, it was announced today.
 The fuel assemblies will include advanced Westinghouse zirconium diboride integral fuel burnable absorbers, as well as other state-of-the-art features.
 Maine Yankee, in Wiscasset, Maine, is a 900-megawatt pressurized water reactor in service since 1972. It operates on 18-month fuel cycles with reload regions of approximately one-third of the core. Westinghouse won the contract in competitive bidding over two other suppliers.
 The Westinghouse commercial nuclear fuel division will fabricate the assemblies at its facility in Columbia, S.C. Materials, components and services will also be supplied by Westinghouse personnel located in Ogden, Utah, and in Blairsville and Monroeville, Pa.
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 /CONTACT: Bob Henderson of Westinghouse Electric, 412-642-3117/
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CO: Westinghouse Electric Corporation; Maine Yankee Atomic Power
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