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CNSC renews Point Lepreau license for 10 years
The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has renewed the operating license of the reactor at the Point Lepreau nuclear plant for a period of 10 years. As a result, the facility’s 660-MWe CANDU-6 unit, the five-year license for which was set to expire on June 30, is now permitted to operate until the end of June 2032. License holder NB Power had requested an unprecedented 25-year extension.
Dawei Zhao (Nuclear Power Inst. China), Juliana Pacheco Duarte, Michael L. Corradini (Univ. Wisconsin, Madison)
Transactions | Volume 118 | Number 1 | June 2018 | Pages 1225-1228