The switchgear components of the Hanford vitrification plants’ primary electrical switchgear building went through months of testing and verification before being energized.
The switchgear components of the Hanford vitrification plants’ primary electrical switchgear building went through months of testing and verification before being energized. Courtesy Bechtel National
The switchgear components of the Hanford vitrification plants’ primary electrical switchgear building went through months of testing and verification before being energized. Courtesy Bechtel National

First Hanford vit plant building ready for operation

September 22, 2016 04:44 PM

UPDATED September 22, 2016 07:02 PM

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