One highlight during the quarter was the safe move of the 288,000-plus pound Watts Bar 2 reactor pressure vessel head from its holding stand to the top of the reactor pressure vessel in order to support work activities in the containment building.
TVA photo
One highlight during the quarter was the safe move of the 288,000-plus pound Watts Bar 2 reactor pressure vessel head from its holding stand to the top of the reactor pressure vessel in order to support work activities in the containment building. TVA photo
published Thursday, April 11th, 2013
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Although work on the second reactor at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant is 80 percent complete, one of the big challenges in working on it has been meeting new requirements prompted by three meltdowns in Fukushima, Japan, two years ago, according to Mike Skaggs, TVA senior vice president for nuclear construction.

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