Category Archives: Advanced gas-cooled reactors

Ferrous Boilers’ Day Off: Four Advanced Gas-cooled Reactors may be out of service through the end of the year

World Nuclear News reported Thursday: Investigations into potential cracks in boiler spines at two units at each of the Heysham I and Hartlepool sites are likely to take until the end of the year to complete, EDF Energy has announced. … Continue reading

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British nuclear reactor goes offline, and nobody asks why

  Half a dozen British news outlets carried a story this afternoon. This is from the Reuters UK version, but which outlet you read doesn’t make much difference, as I’ll explain below: Britain’s Dungeness B22 nuclear power reactor has gone … Continue reading

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British subsidiary of EDF shuts down four reactors over boiler problems

Yahoo News UK carried a story today from French news agency Agence France-Presse: EDF Energy, the British unit of French giant EDF, said on Monday it had decided to shut down four nuclear reactors at two plants in northern England … Continue reading

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