SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

October 23, 2007 05:30 ET

Nuclear Unit Trips Offline in Arizona, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - October 23, 2007) - Researched by Industrial Information Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A malfunction of a steam chest valve on the 1,243-megawatt (MW) Palo Verde 1 caused the unit to trip offline early October 22, 2007. The steam chest valve is a control valve that is utilized to reduce thermal stresses in a steam turbine. In addition to this, malfunction engineers have said that they were having some transmission-line issues.

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