Jellyfish cause nuclear reactor shutdown

A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world’s largest nuclear reactors to shut down. Operators of the Oskarshamn 3 nuclear plant (pictured) in southeastern Sweden, said production at the facility was manually shut and disconnected from the grid as a result of “a large amount of jellyfish present at the cooling water intake”. […]

Jellyfish shut down nuclear plant

EDF have shut down their nuclear power plant in East Lothian due to high volumes of jelly fish entering the cooling systems. According to the power company, both reactors have safely shut down and there has been no danger to the public. Both units at Torness power station were manually shut down on 28 June, […]