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Event Report: Browns Ferry shut down by power surge in generator

The Browns Ferry nuclear power plant in Alabama experienced an automatic reactor scram yesterday afternoon after a generator overvoltage caused a turbine trip, taking Unit 1 out of service. The Main Steam Isolation Valves opened to control reactor pressure. The … Continue reading

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Event Reports: A New Jersey reactor scrams when the unit is offline, and yet another drunken operator

From today’s Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Event Notification Reports page: 1. The Reactor Protection System for Unit 1 at the New Jersey’s Oyster Creek nuclear power plant activated unexpectedly yesterday evening. This came as a surprise because the reactor was offline … Continue reading

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