Shimane (Japan)

Map of Shimane

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Unit-1 BWR 440 MW constructed by Hitachi grid connection in 1973
Unit-2 BWR 800 MW constructed by Hitachi grid connection in 1988

Facilities in Shimane

plantreactor typconstruction startoperation startshut down
Shimane-1BWR19701973
Shimane-2BWR19851988
2007-11-21

"While the refueling machine was being moved from the spent fuel pool to above the reactor core for inspedtion, the refueling machine's gripper was deformed when it came into contact with the railing of the spent fuel pool"
(source:http://cnic.jp/english/)

2005-07-06

"During adjustment operation in Shimane-1, the degree of closure of the drywell vacuum break valve was displayed incorrectly. The reactor was shut down manually."
(source: http://cnic.jp/english/)

1995-01-30

SCRAM due to high water level in the discharge volume.

1993-01-18

Manual shutdown because of a defect on a shaft seal of a RCP.

1992-03-05

Neutron flux problems forced shutdown

1989-12-26

5 cracks found on inner surface of recirc pump casing.