A root-cause investigation was undertaken at a North American nuclear generating facility when 4 kV switchgear bearings failed.
Over the years, McGuire Nuclear Station has experienced a significant number of battery failures and subsequent expensive battery replacements.
Bruce Power has a history of feedwater heater operating problems. Steam hammer has been a common problem on the HX5 drain lines in all eight units at Bruce Power in Ontario, Canada, since early in its operating history.
Many companies are developing new and innovative ways to meet the current and future worldwide demand for electricity.
When it comes to plant inspection and maintenance, surprises happen. At no other time in the commercial nuclear power industry’s history has this been truer than since serious material degradation issues were first identified at pressurized water reactor (PWR) plants.
Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant (BFN) in northern Alabama prides itself on safe, efficient and affordable electric power generation for its customers.