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From Wikipedia: Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant
On 25 July 2006 one reactor was shut down after a electricity fault.  According to Lars-Olov Höglund, a former construction chief at the Swedish nuclear inspection authority SKI, it is the most serious nuclear incident in the world since the Chernobyl disaster, and it was simply luck that prevented a meltdown. The current leadership of the authority do not agree and say everything was under control and there was no risk of a meltdown.
Originally posted by watch_the_rocks
This is dire news. The quicker we get fusion working the better, if you ask me.
Originally posted by FlyersFan
Question - who built the plant? I'm pretty sure that the nuclear plants that Bechtel
took care of here in the USA have a one month backup supply of fuel to keep the
plant taken care of in case of power going out. No, I don't have links to that
info. I just heard it somewhere. No, I don't remember where.
Isn't there backup energy at these places to keep them going for a while?
Originally posted by AlabamaCajun
It's when you have under 1 hour that you have to start worring.
the temperature would have been too high after 30 minutes and within two hours there could have been a meltdown.
Originally posted by makeitso
Anyway, here are a few more english articles