World nuclear. The stop of a reactor of the three-month prolonged Chooz power plant by EDF
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France will not benefit This winter of electricity reactor number 2 of the Chooz plant, announces EDF Thursday, January 6, 2022. There would be a fault on the piping portions of the safety injection circuit.
extended by three months nuclear power plant (Ardennes, at the border with Belgium), indicating Thursday there have detected a defect similar to that of another plant to another The judgment, which will deprive France of this source of electricity for the winter.
Chooz's number 2 reactor stop was extended until April 20, depending on the data published on the RTE Network Manager website. He must initially return to the electricity grid on January 23rd.
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A precautionary stop
EDF had announced in mid-December the precautionary stop of the two chooz reactors for verification of any defects on its emergency cooling circuit, after the detection of defects to Civaux (Vienna), a Another power plant of the same model, whose stop was then extended.
The controls and expertise carried out on the piping portions of the Chooz reactor safety injection circuit n ° 2 have confirmed that it is the same type of defects as those identified with civals, indicated a Spokesperson for EDF.
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The stop in the winter of four reactors, the most powerful and the most recent of the French park, deprives France of nearly 10% of itswhen it needs the most electricity. RTE had ended 2021 its level of vigilance for the month of January due to supply tensions.
For Chooz's number 2 reactor, the repair solution is being instructioned with the Nuclear Safety Authority (ASN), says EDF. The testing and expertise analyzes are still ongoing on Chooz reactor # 1, adds the group. Its reboot is theoretically scheduled for the 23rd of January.
The two reactors of civalers must restart at the end of March and April.
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