Transformer issue shuts down nuclear reactor in South Carolina

USA, South Carolina: A nuclear power reactor at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station north of Columbia, South Carolina remains shut down due to a transformer problem.

According to SCANA Corp. spokeswoman, there was a minor issue with the main transformer, and the plant’s safety systems shut down the unit automatically, reports Penn Energy.

The 33-year-old reactor is safe and stable while teams assess repairs.

Source: Penn Energy