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Latest Kori Nuclear Power Plant Stories

2011-12-13 13:00:00

PITTSBURGH, December 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- KWN, a company jointly owned by Westinghouse Electric Company and KEPCO Nuclear Fuel, has begun production of control element assemblies (CEAs) for Combustion Engineering-designed nuclear plant customers worldwide. The first order of 56 CEAs will be delivered in February 2012 to the Yonggwang Nuclear Power Plant, Unit 5, Korea. Control element assemblies are a key component of the system that controls the nuclear reaction in a reactor....

2008-08-09 06:00:00

Lightning Shuts Down South Korea's Oldest Nuclear Reactor BBC Monitoring Asia Pacific BUSAN, Aug. 9 (Yonhap) - Lightning shut down a major South Korean nuclear power plant Saturday but there was no radiation leak from the facility, a regional unit of the reactor's operator said. The 587-megawatt Gori No 1 reactor near Busan, 453 kilometers southeast of Seoul, was forced to halt operations because its cooling-pump was hit by lightning at about 11:52 a.m., the Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power...