Sunday, July 22, 2012

CNSC OKs Bruce 1 nuclear power reactor restart

... the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) announced its decision to authorize Bruce Power to restart Unit 1. This authorization will allow Bruce Power to restart the reactor and bring it up to 50% of full power in order to perform several safety tests under the oversight of the CNSC. Bruce Power will also require CNSC approval to increase power further...

"The CNSC is satisfied that Bruce Power has completed all necessary safety tests in order to restart its newly refurbished Unit 1," said Ramzi Jammal, CNSC Executive Vice-President and Chief Regulatory Operations Officer. “CNSC staff will closely monitor all restart activities before electricity is produced. 
Full CNSC News Release
Bruce Power News Release  

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