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The quarterly report on NPP events (January - March 2020) has been published

The quarterly report on NPP events (January - March 2020) has been published


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This newsletter provides feedback on Operating Experience (OE) from significant safety related events at nuclear power plants (NPPs) worldwide, every three months.

This Quarterly Report compiles the NPP events that were reported publicly during the period from 1st January to 31st March 2020.

Five events were selected from the short-list for this Newsletter:

1. 01/10/2019: Automatic reactor scram during start-up due to Intermediate Range Monitor noise (US / BROWNS FERRY 2).

2. 06/12/2019: Division 2 Service Water discharge blockage resulting in unplanned Service Water inoperability (US / COOPER).

3. 01/01/2020: Manual reactor trip due to trip of both main feedwater pumps (US / COMANCHE PEAK 2).

4. 31/01/2020: Emergency diesel generators - earthquake resistance risk (FRANCE / 1300 MW MULTISITE).

5. 24/03/2020: Automatic and manual shut down because of acetes (krill-like shrimps) (CHINA/ YANGJIANG 1-6)

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