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Switzerland reboots world’s oldest nuclear power plant

Aug 10, 2017
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Posted by Ken Wallingford

Switzerland has reactivated the Beznau nuclear power plant after a three-day outage in which repair work was made to a 220 KW cable from a transformer located in the facility.

According to Axpo, the energy group running the the plant, reactor number 2 of the plant was reconnected to the power grid, while number 1 has been inactive since March 205 due to technical issues.

Active since 1969, Beznau is the world’s oldest nuclear power plant.

Source: Tele13

Photo: Beznau nuclear reactors 1 and 2 / IAEA Imagebank / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 2.0

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