Nov 162015
Ginna uses refueling outage to overhaul entire plant

What if, every time you gassed up your car, you cleaned, replaced, and repaired every component of your car? Ginna nuclear power plant in Ontario, NY does this every time they refuel: replacing insulation, cleaning out oil tanks, inspecting all the pressure systems, and my favorite – replacing the turbine blade assembly. Explore some of the surprising things that happen at a nuclear power plant while it’s offline for refueling.