Tag Archives: Pilgrim

MA reactor scrams during start-up

Yesterday afternoon, operators were attempting to restart the Unit 1 reactor at the Pilgrim nuclear plant after a refueling outage. With the reactor at 4%, operators received a trip signal from the Neutron Monitoring System, and the reactor shut down. … Continue reading

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A busy weekend for reactor problems

NRC Event Reports for the long Presidents Day weekend included a slew of reactor problems: 1. Early Friday morning, technicians at Calvert Cliffs Unit 2 discovered what they terms an ‘inactive’ boric acid leak on a heater pipe in the … Continue reading

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