Wylfa nuclear power unit shuts down

 Wylfa nuclear power unit shuts down

The Wylfa nuclear power station Unit 1 in the UK shut down after an issue was found during a refueling outage.
 
Plant operator Magnox said a conservative decision was made to shut down the reactor after workers were unable to remove a fuel element, according to The Daily Post. Magnox said it would investigate the cause of the issue. There is no word on when the reactor will restart.
 
Unit 1 is the last remaining Magnox reactor. Unit 2 at Wylfa ended operations in 2013. Unit 1 was set to end operations in 2010, but will now shut down in December 2015.

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