Eskom to borrow Koeberg spares

Eskom to borrow Koeberg spares

CAPE TOWN – South Africa’s Eskom has concluded an agreement with French utility EDF to borrow a 200-tonne rotor for its Koeberg nuclear power station, chief officer Thulani Gcabashe said on Friday.

“Eskom has successfully procured all of the required spare parts to return Koeberg Unit 1 to service in the shortest possible time. These parts acquired from EDF include a rotor…to replace the damaged one,” he told reporters.Koeberg nuclear station, operated by Eskom, has been shut at least four times since last November, initially because of technical problems on transmission lines which caused the safety protocol to automatically shut reactors down.- Nampa-ReutersThese parts acquired from EDF include a rotor…to replace the damaged one,” he told reporters.Koeberg nuclear station, operated by Eskom, has been shut at least four times since last November, initially because of technical problems on transmission lines which caused the safety protocol to automatically shut reactors down.- Nampa-Reuters

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