Bechtel has demonstrated a commitment to nuclear power that began with the industry's inception. Since 1957, we have built more commercial generating plants than any other firm, accounting for more than 1,200 reactor years of operation. Bechtel offers the most complete selection of nuclear functions available, including: Operating Plant services. Plant recovery support. Reactor pressure vessel head replacements. Steam generator replacement. New nuclear generation. A center of excellence that develops and implements new ideas. And a commitment to nuclear power that started with the industry's inception.