AECOM / Energy Solutions Get SONGS Decommissioning Contract

AECOM a fully integrated global infrastructure firm, and EnergySolutions, a nuclear waste management and decommissioning services firm, have been selected as the decommissioning general contractor for San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station through their joint venture, SONGS Decommissioning Solutions (SDS), by Southern California Edison (SCE).

With an estimated total cost of $4.4 billion including used fuel management, radiological decommissioning and site restoration costs, the project is expected to create about 600 new jobs over the 10-year dismantlement and decontamination phase.

The joint venture will be responsible for the dismantlement and decontamination work, restoration of the site and reduction of residual radioactivity to levels that allow for future site use. 

AECOM designs, builds, finances and operates infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries.  A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of approximately $17.4 billion during fiscal year 2016. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

About EnergySolutions
EnergySolutions offers customers a full range of integrated services and solutions, including nuclear operations, characterization, decommissioning, decontamination, site closure, transportation, nuclear materials management, processing, recycling, and disposition of nuclear waste, and research and engineering services across the nuclear fuel cycle. For additional information about EnergySolutions visit

EnergySolutions' customers include commercial nuclear power plants and other commercial and government nuclear facilities offering a unique approach to this project with decades of experience in decommissioning shutdown nuclear reactors, addressing the full life cycle of radioactive and hazardous material generation from characterization to off-site shipment for processing, volume reduction and disposition. The company is currently in the demolition phase of decommissioning the Zion Nuclear Power Station located in Zion, Illinois and the La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor in La Crosse, Wisconsin.  (MarketWired, 12/20/20216)

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