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Factwire: Records show ‘human factors’ caused 428 hours of unplanned shutdowns in Chinese nuclear reactor’s first year

Records reveal that Unit 1 of Taishan Nuclear Plant experienced 428 hours of unplanned shutdowns because of “human factors” in its first year of operation in 2018, a record high for the nuclear reactors in mainland China that began operating in the past decade. An expert says this may reflect a lack of worker training.  […]