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NPS_Watch May 22, 2018
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There are 2 EN(s) today, 1 associated with power stations.

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NRC Event Notices for May 22, 2018         
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...522en.html

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----------------- Power Reactor Event Notices
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----------- [ Current event for NC_Brunswick_1;2 ]

20180521 | NC_Brunswick_1;2 | OFFSITE NOTIFICATION REGARDING MALFUNCTION OF EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SIREN |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53413

"On May 21, 2018, at approximately 0840 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT),
Duke Energy confirmed that one emergency notification siren (i.e., B13) located in Brunswick County was malfunctioning.

The siren was making an abnormal sound, alternating between low and high pitch.
The siren was deactivated upon confirmation of the siren malfunction.
There are a total of 38 sirens located in Brunswick and New Hanover Counties.
No other sirens were affected.

"Duke Energy notified the State of North Carolina, Brunswick County, New Hanover County and Coast Guard of the issue.

"There was no impact on the health and safety of the public or plant personnel.
The NRC Senior Resident Inspector has been notified."

[ The reactor info box shows unit 2 as being at 0 % power with no RX Mode info. Also the event time is not filled in even tho' the time is stated in the event notice text. ]

----------- [ 2018 event history for NC_Brunswick_ ]

20180517 | NC_Brunswick_1;2 | EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SIREN MALFUNCTIONING |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53406

20180407 | AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP AND PCIS ACTUATION DURING STATOR COOLING SYSTEM TESTING |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53319


20180403 | NC_Brunswick_1 | exit RFO ( 32 / 28 )

20180330 | NC_Brunswick_1;2 | PART 21 - REFURBISHED PRESSURE REGULATOR MAY RESULT IN EMERGENCY DIESEL GENERATOR FAILURE TO START |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53302

20180322 | NC_Brunswick_1;2 | Update PART 21 - UNDERSIZED PACKING GLANDS IN CERTAIN CRANE GATE VALVES |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53246

20180306 | NC_Brunswick_1;2 | Update PART 21 - UNDERSIZED PACKING GLANDS IN CERTAIN CRANE GATE VALVES |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53246

20180303 | NC_Brunswick_1 | begin RFO


20180129 | NC_Brunswick_2 | Retract HIGH PRESSURE COOLANT INJECTION (HPCI) SYSTEM DECLARED INOPERABLE |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53123

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----------------- Other reactor info from daily power tracking
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Region 1


NY_Fitzpatrick_1 @ 92 % up from 74 % ; 45 % ; 52 % ; 52 % ; , no EN, reason for power drop unk.

NJ_HopeCreek_1 @ 83 % down from 98 % RFO restart ( used 27 of typ 22 )

PA_Limerick_2 @ 100 % up from 90 % ; 65 % Saturday, no EN, reason for drop unk.

NY_NineMilePoint_2 @ 98 % down from 100 % - Completed RFO ( used 27 of typ 22 )

PA_Susquehanna_1 @ 85 % down from 96 % ; 67 % Saturday, no EN, reason for drop unk.

PA_ThreeMileIsland_1 @ 100 % up from 98 %, no EN, reason for drop unk.


Region 2


AL_Browns_Ferry_2 @ 83 % up from 80 %, no EN, reason for drop unk.

AL_Browns_Ferry_3 @ 87 % ; 72 % dropped to 67 % Saturday, no EN, reason for drop unk.  
[ This unit has not been able to achieve full power since exiting RFO Apr 03 ] ( used 45 of typ 43 days )

GA_Hatch_2 @ 0 %, SD Saturday, no EN, reason for SD unk.



Region 3


IL_Clinton_1 @ 4 % up from 1 % RFO restart ( used 21 of typ 20 )

IA_Duane_Arnold_1 @ 63 % down from 98 % ; 76 % Sunday ; 100 % Saturday, no EN, reason f pwer drop unk.

MI_Fermi_2 @ 62 % down from 63 % struggling to restart from 22 days down
AUTOMATIC REACTOR SCRAM AND EMERGENCY CORE COOLING SYSTEM INJECTION |
https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-colle...ml#en53336



Region 4

AR_Arkansas_1 @ 15 % ; 15 % ; 0 % RFO restart ( used 44 of typ 35 )

WA_Columbia_2 @ 0 % - SD Friday - transformer problem

MS_GrandGulf_1 @ 0 % RPV closed.

KS_WolfCreek_1 @ 100 % RFO Completed ( used 47 of typ 41 )


[ There are currently 0 units with the RPV open - ref the Current ReFueling Outage Schedule and Status ]


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