Power line to Japanese nuclear plant completed
Friday, March 18, 2011
A power line to the Japan was completed Thursday, which will allow cooling systems at one of the facility's reactors.in
The new line, roughly one kilometer (0.6 miles) in length, connects the power grid to the power plant's second reactor. It was completed at about 1730 local time (0830 UTC) on Thursday, and will be energized once spraying of seawater over reactor three is complete.
According to aspokesperson, once the power line is energized "we will be able to activate various electric pumps and pour water into reactors and pools for spent nuclear fuel," thus cooling temperatures within the reactor.
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