Level 2 Incident Relating to Diesel Generating Standby Generators: The Bugey and Fessenheim Nuclear Power Plants Concerned.
ASN 30th Oct 2017 read more »
French nuclear regulator ASN has ordered utility EDF to urgently make the steel “anchors” for the emergency diesel generators at its Bugey and Fessenheim nuclear plants more earthquake resistant. The back-up generators, of which there are two per reactor, provide auxiliary power for reactor safety systems, including cooling the spent-fuel pool in the event of grid failure. The generators sit on steel anchors that have be able to withstand an earthquake.
Reuters 30th Oct 2017 read more »