544 of 566 fuel assemblies are unloading from SFP-3 at Fukushima Daiichi NPP
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 19.02.2021
The fuel unloading from the spent fuel pool is continuing at the Unit 3 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (Japan).
According to TEPCO, as of February 17, 2021, all fresh assemblies that were there at the time of the accident (52 assemblies), as well as 492 out of 514 spent assemblies, were unloaded.
Thus, a total of 544 assemblies were unloaded from the SFP-3. Of these, 2 assemblies were unloaded during the period from February 12 to February 17.
Topics: NPP Fukushima Daiichi
Installation of the main equipment should be completed in 2025.
It is the main event at the stage of trial operation.
The license application package was submitted to the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) on March 28, 2019.
Hero of the day
The shipment of 78,000 spherical fuel elements to the demonstration plant is part of an initial delivery of 870,000 spherical fuel elements, which are expected to be put into the reactor in April.