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The quarterly report on NPP events (October - December 2019) has been published

The quarterly report on NPP events (October - December 2019) 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 2019.

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

1. 27/08/2019: Multiple trains of RHRSW inoperable for greater than time allowed by Technical Specifications due to pipe corrosion (US / LIMERICK 1).

2. 10/09/2019: Unanalyzed condition due to inoperable security doors following a lightning strike (US / BROWNS FERRY 1/2/3).

3. 24/09/2019: Loss of diesel starting air during maintenance leads to loss of High Pressure Core Spray system (US / COLUMBIA).

4. 10/11/2019: Primary circuit draining operations (FRANCE / GOLFECH 2).

5. 18/12/2019: Defective electrical components (FRANCE / PENLY 2)

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