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The quarterly report on NPP events (October-December 2016) has been published

The quarterly report on NPP events (October-December 2016) 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 October to 31st December 2016.

4 events were selected from the short-list for this Newsletter, these are:

1. 12/08/2016: Findings at fuel elements in NPP Leibstadt reported by the Swiss Federal Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (SWITZERLAND-LEIBSTADT).

2. 06/07/2016: Manual Reactor Trip Due To Moisture Separator Heater Expansion Joint Failure reported by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US-D. COOK 2).

3. 12/05/2016: Spent Fuel Storage Design Feature Exceeded reported by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US-PILGRIM 1).

4. 15/06/2015: Automatic Reactor Trip Due to a Turbine-Generator Trip reported by the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (US-INDIAN POINT 3)

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