EDF's Belleville 2 shuts for an unplanned outage

PARIS, March 23 Fri Mar 23, 2012 5:10am EDT

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PARIS, March 23 (Reuters) - EDF's 1,300-megawatt Belleville 2 nuclear reactor stopped for an unplanned outage on March 21, RTE showed on its website.

An EDF spokeswoman, who confirmed the outage, said it had been triggered by a worker knocking a cable. As a result, a valve connected to a steam generator shut. (Reporting By Axelle du Crest)

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