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NRC Issues Event Notification for Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant in Md.

  • Jan 6, 2022
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WASHINGTON, Jan. 6 -- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued the following event notification (No. 55684) involving Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Plant, Maryland:

AUTOMATIC REACTOR TRIP DUE TO LOSS OF ELECTRICAL LOAD

The following information was provided by the licensee via email:

"At 1223 [EST] on 01/03/2022, Calvert Cliffs Unit 2 automatically tripped from 100 percent power due to loss of electrical load. The cause is under investigation.

"The site Senior Resident Inspector has been notified."

The following additional information was obtained from the licensee in accordance with Headquarters Operations Officers Report Guidance:

All rods inserted and decay heat is being removed via the condenser. The plant is in a normal shutdown electrical lineup. There was no impact on Unit 1.

Power Reactor

Event Number: 55684

Facility: Calvert Cliffs

Region: 1

State: MD

Unit: [2] [] []

RX Type: [1] CE,[2] CE

NRC Notified By: Britain Foster

HQ OPS Officer: Lloyd Desotell

Notification Date: 01/03/2022

Notification Time: 15:58 [ET]

Event Date: 01/03/2022

Event Time: 12:23 [EST]

Last Update Date: 01/03/2022

Emergency Class: Non Emergency

10 CFR Section:

50.72(b)(2)(iv)(B) - RPS Actuation - Critical

Person (Organization):

Greives, Jonathan (R1)

Table omitted: https://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/event-status/event/2022/2...

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