TVA’s Brown Ferry on refueling outage

Turbine rotors at Browns Ferry

ATHENS–Weighing 302,089 pounds, one of three low-pressure turbine rotors on TVA Browns Ferry’s Unit 1 is lifted by crane for cleaning and inspection during the unit’s ongoing scheduled refueling outage. Steam from the unit’s reactor spins the turbine rotors which turn a shaft connected to the generator, creating electricity.

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Breaking News: TVA Employee Killed

 

Sources at TVA say an employee at the Power Service Station has been electrocuted.