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Energy

Daya Bay unit closed

PUBLISHED : Friday, 02 September, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 02 September, 1994, 12:00am

ONE of the two generating units at the Daya Bay nuclear power plant was shut down this week because of high vibrations in a water pipe, it was revealed last night.


The unit, which was re-started yesterday morning, was expected to reach full power today, according to a spokesman for the Hong Kong partner, China Light and Power.


The spokesman said the unit was shut down on Monday as part of a protection system and the incident did not involve any radioactivity risk.


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