Automatic reactor trip at South Carolina reactor

Yesterday morning, the Unit 1 reactor at the Robinson nuclear plant in South Carolina shut down unexpectedly. The cause of the trip was a low water level to one of the reactor’s steam generators. The unit is in Hot Standby, and the cause of the incident is under investigation.

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About Robert Singleton

By day, I work for a call center. In my spare time, I try to save my hometown (and planet) from a nearly constant onslaught of greedheads, lunatics and land developers. I live in a fictional town called Austin, Texas, where I go to way too many meetings.
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