All spent fuel was unloading from SFP-3 at Fukushima Daiichi NPP
AtomInfo.Ru, PUBLISHED 01.03.2021
Work on unloading fuel from the spent fuel pool of Unit No. 3 of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant (Japan) has been completed.
In total, 52 fresh assemblies and 514 spent assemblies were unloaded.
Work on unloading the pool has been started in April 2019. The last batch of six fuel assemblies was unloaded on February 28, 2021.
Thus, to date, the spent fuel pools of two units (the third and the fourth) have been unloaded.
Work on unloading the pools of the units No. 1/2 will begin in 2024 or later.
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.
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