GEH combines GE’s design expertise and history of 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.
GE has been on the vanguard of electric power technology since Thomas Edison’s first electric light bulb. GE saw the potential for nuclear power from the very beginning and continues to invest in innovative plant designs, culminating in its latest innovation, the BWRX-300.
1957—GE’s first privately financed nuclear power plant in Vallecitos, California (USA) begins operation
1960s—GE becomes involved in constructing and building the boiling water reactor (BWR)
1986—The 50th BWR (Hope Creek, Unit 1) becomes operational
1997—US NRC certifies GE Hitachi advanced boiling water reactor (ABWR) design
2007—GE and Hitachi formally establish global alliance by combining their respective power businesses
2020—GEH partners with TerraPower to develop a Natrium reactor, employing its power reactor innovative small modular (PRISM) reactor technology
We build on our legacy, boldly innovating to provide reliable carbon-free power to the world.
GEH’s core leadership includes experts with a wealth of national and international knowledge of the nuclear energy industry.
Join us as we build our legacy, boldly innovating to provide carbon-free power to the world.