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The Quarterly Report on NPP events (October - December 2020) has been published

The Quarterly Report on NPP events (October - December 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 October to 31st December 2020.

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

1. 04/05/2020: Identified substitution of piping components materials (SLOVAKIA / MOCHOVCE 3/4).

2. 20/07/2020: Manual reactor shutdown of two units on decreasing condenser vacuum due to eel grass intrusion (US / BROWNS FERRY 1/2).

3. 12/08/2020: Setpoint drift in main steam line safety relief valves results in three valves inoperable (US / BRUNSWICK 1).

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