Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas has secured a contract from Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG) to replace an electric generator at the RE Ginna nuclear power plant in Ontario in the US state of New York.

Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas has secured a contract from Constellation Energy Nuclear Group (CENG) to replace an electric generator at the RE Ginna nuclear power plant in the US state of New York.

The contract is part of the RE Ginna generator replacement project valued at approximately $50m.

Under the contract, Mitsubishi will install a new electrical generator and excitation system including related auxiliaries during a planned refueling and maintenance outage in 2014.

Located in the town of Ontario, the plant is licensed to operate its reactor until 2029.

The facility is owned and operated by CENG, a joint venture of Constellation Energy and EDF Group.

CENG operates five nuclear reactors at three sites in New York and Maryland, US.