NRC to increase oversight of St. Lucie nuclear power unit

first_img Facebook Subscribe to Nuclear Power International magazine Previous articleNREL test proves effectiveness of PV technologyNext articleNorth Anna nuclear power plant to have more NRC oversight chloecox RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The NRC quarterly review in April showed that Unit 1 crossed the green-to-white threshold for Unplanned Scrams per 7,000 Critical Hours performance indicator due to one trip in 3Q 2011, one in 4Q 2011 and one in 1Q 2012. In addition, the review also identified that the Unplanned Scrams with Complications performance indicator also crossed the green-to-white threshold due to a complicated trip in 3Q 2011 and 1Q 2012. Twitter Linkedin TAGSFPL Twitter The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff said it is increasing its oversight of Unit 1 at Florida Power & Light (FPL)’s St. Lucie nuclear power plant in Florida as a result of the number and type of unplanned shutdowns the plant has experienced. 5.14.2012 By chloecox – Vistra: Texas freeze caused $1.6B negative cash flow impact Facebook NRC to increase oversight of St. Lucie nuclear power unit Suitors for halted Bellefonte nuclear project ask TVA to consider climate in reviving sale NRC placed St. Lucie Unit 1 in the Degraded Cornerstone Column of the Reactor Oversight Process Action Matrix beginning in the first quarter of this year. NRC will conduct a supplemental inspection to provide assurance that the causes of the shutdowns are understood, that the extent of the condition is identified and to ensure FPL’s corrective actions are sufficient. Linkedin New Jersey utility regulators extend zero-carbon breaks for PSEG nuclear power plants No posts to display NuclearO&MPlant OptimizationReactorslast_img