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France – a serious anomaly detected in several EDF nuclear reactors

Nuclear: a serious anomaly detected in several EDF reactors. While several
nuclear production units are not running due to ten-yearly inspection
visits, EDF announced on Thursday that it would extend the shutdown of a
reactor at Chooz by three months, after having detected a fault there
similar to that of another plant. stopped. While this has so far only been
identified in reactors of the same generation, it questions the safety of
the fleet, on which France depends to produce its electricity. In the
Tribune, Karine Herviou, Deputy Director General of the Institute for
Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN) reports a serious anomaly.

 La Tribune 6th Jan 2022

https://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/industrie/energie-environnement/nucleaire-une-anomalie-serieuse-detectee-dans-plusieurs-reacteurs-d-edf-899733.html

Les Echos 6th Jan 2022

https://www.lesechos.fr/industrie-services/energie-environnement/nucleaire-edf-prolonge-larret-du-reacteur-n0-2-de-la-centrale-de-chooz-1377304

 Reuters 6th Jan 2022

https://www.reuters.com/business/energy/chooz-2-nuclear-reactor-outage-extended-after-fault-discovered-2022-01-06/

January 8, 2022 - Posted by | France, safety

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