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German EnBW says will not file legal complaint over nuclear exit

Monday, July 30, 2012

German utility EnBW will not file a legal complaint at the Constitutional Court [Bundesverfassungsgericht] against the German government's nuclear exit bill, the company said Monday.

Following intensive legal consultation, the company has been advised that due to its ownership structure it may lack the right to file such a complaint, it said.

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Power fears as nuclear output cut

Tuesday, October 7, 2008

MORE than half of Britain's nuclear power stations are either closed or working at reduced capacity, it emerged yesterday, prompting fears of power shortages next month.

Six of the UK's ten nuclear stations are not operating at full capacity. Three are completely closed, one is operating at half capacity and two have been reduced to 70 per cent because of safety fears.

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EnBW's Philippsburg Unit-2 Offline for Maintenance, Systems Upgrade

Tuesday, July 1, 2008

German electricity generator EnBW has reported that Unit-2 of its Philippsburg nuclear power plant has been taken offline for maintenance and technical upgrade.

EnBW has said that extensive inspection and maintenance work will be carried out on the unit, and technical projects will be implemented to ensure that the plant is up to date with the latest technical developments.

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Plant start up with too low levels in the borated water storage tanks

In the course of the investigations following the INES 2 event “Boron concentration below specifi-cation in borated water storage tanks of 3 out of 4 ECCS trains” the licensee detected on October 22, 2001, that the plant was started up after the refueling outage on August 10, 2001, with too low levels in all borated water storage tanks. The specified level in the tanks is > 12.6 m. The level indications showed 12.5 m, 10.8 m, 10.6 m and 9.3 m, respectively.

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INES 2

Boron concentration below specification in borated water storage tanks of 3 out of 4 ECCS trains

After refueling outage in the year 2001 the plant has been started for operation (Aug. 12. 2001) without testing the boron concentration in the borated water storage tanks of the emergency core cooling system. The plant personnel began with first boron concentration tests on 25th of August. On the 27th of Aug. it was recognized that 3 out of 4 trains of the system have not fulfilled the technical specification for the boron concentration on the date when the plant was put in operation.

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