Hendry admits nuclear 'faults'

Milne, Roger
May 2011
Utility Week;5/6/2011, Vol. 34 Issue 17, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that Charles Hendry, British energy minister to the Parliament, revealed that the back-up power systems essential in ensuring the cooling of reactors at nuclear power plants during power failures have experienced occasional faults over the past 10 years and could not be tested under full emergency conditions as it would require the disconnection of the site from the national grid.


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