Control rods from Barsebaeck to be used for Forsmark-3 repairs

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Stockholm (Platts) - 13 Nov 2008 Forsmark management said it will try to use control rods from the closed Barsebaeck nuclear power plant to replace rods with broken and cracked shafts in Forsmark-3.

About 25% of the Swedish unit's 197 rods are cracked and at least one is broken. In a November 13 statement, Forsmark management said it wants to use the Barsebaeck rods because it would be difficult to quickly order and install so many new rods.

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Nuclear energy? Still 'no thanks'

Monday, February 4, 2008

04.02.2008 The Copenhagen Post - Despite nuclear energy's growing popularity worldwide, Danes remain sceptical

Danish opposition to nuclear energy remains staunch even though the controversial energy source has received a renaissance in recent years.

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