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1 GW reactor was due back January 7

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T-3 offline since late March 2018

London β€” Belgium's 1 GW Tihange 3 nuclear reactor is to return to service a week early on January 1, operator Electrabel said Friday.

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On December 24, Electrabel had said the unit would return to service January 7, seven weeks ahead of schedule.

A further advance in the reactor's return eases supply concerns after delays to Doel 1 and Doel 2 (2 x 433 MW) were announced December 19. Doel 2's return was pushed back four weeks to January 28, while that of Doel 1 was deferred six weeks to March 15.

Once Tihange 3 is back, Belgian nuclear availability will rise to 4 GW. Belgium has seven reactors for a total 5.943 GW.

The reactor has been offline since late March for concrete degradation repairs and maintenance.

--Henry Edwardes-Evans, henry.edwardes-evans@spglobal.com

--Edited by Ikhhlaq Singh Aujla, newsdesk@spglobal.com