The second external power supply system for the Tihange 1 nuclear reactor was unavailable between 23 June 2018 and 14 July 2018, which was only discovered by the operator of the plant, Engie Electrabel, at the end of October. Wednesday on its website the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control. This event was rated by the FANC at level 1 (the lowest) of the INES scale of nuclear events (which has seven levels) and had no impact on the population, the workers or the environment. A second external power system has been provided in case a problem arises with the standard external power supply of the nuclear reactor. 7th Nov 2018 read more »


Published: 8 November 2018