Category Archives: Taiwan

Taiwan puts opening of new reactor on hold, schedules referendum

World Nuclear News reported today: The government of Taiwan has announced that unit 1 of the Lungmen nuclear power plant will be mothballed once pre-operational safety checks are completed. Construction of unit 2, meanwhile, will be suspended immediately. A referendum … Continue reading

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Taiwan reactor shut down following discovery of cracked anchor bolts

The Taipei Times reported earlier today: Taiwan Power Co (Taipower), the operator of the nation’s nuclear power plants, said yesterday it has finished replacing and repairing six anchor bolts after local media reported that seven anchor bolts of the first … Continue reading

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