Corrosion Problem Shutters Half of France’s Nuclear Reactors | The Energy Mix
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…shutdowns affect four of the largest N4 reactors of 1,500 megawatts, five 1,300-MW, reactors of similar design, and three 900-MW units. This, on top of a series of outages at 18 other reactors for repairs. Older reactors are fine, this problem confined to newer designs. Many experts now retiring, repairs will take years. Even more bail out needed, from taxpayers to Edf.