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Orano completes removal of Crystal River-3 RPV
The cutting and conditioning of the reactor pressure vessel (RPV) and internals belonging to the pressurized water reactor at the Crystal River-3 nuclear power plant in Florida, the Orano Group has announced. Completed in under two years, removal of the RPV marks the conclusion of the plant’s dismantling and spent fuel management project, which began in 2021.
Crystal River-3 is being decommissioned by Advanced Decommissioning Partners (ADP), a joint venture of Orano and NorthStar Group Services. Duke Energy transferred the licenses for Crystal River-3 to ADP in October 2020 for accelerated decommissioning.
Samuel Pasmann (Univ. of Notre Dame), Ilham Variansyah (Univ. of Notre Dame), Ryan G. McClarren (Univ. of Notre Dame)
Transactions | Volume 124 | Number 1 | June 2021 | Pages 192-195