Part 21 Report - 1996-502

LICENSEE: FARWELL & HENDRICKS SITE: FARWELL & HENDRICKS EN NUMBER:31450 DOCKET: EVENT DATE: 12-13-96 RX TYPE: EVENT TIME: 00:00 VENDORS: NOTIFY DATE: 12-13-96 EMERGENCY CLASS: N/A REGION: 3 STATE: OH TIME: 15:08 OPS OFFICER: LEIGH TROCINE 10 CFR SECTION: CCCC 21.21 UNSPECIFIED PARAGRAPH POTENTIAL FOR INCORRECT OPERATION (ARMATURE BINDING) OF SAFETY-RELATED GE-TYPE HGA RELAYS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN JANUARY 1989 AND JUNE 1991 BY GE ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION AND SUPPLIED BY GE NUCLEAR ENERGY FARWELL & HENDRICKS, INC., PROVIDED NOTIFICATION VIA FACSIMILE REGARDING INFORMATION RECEIVED FROM FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT CO. APPLICABLE TO SAFETY-RELATED GE-TYPE HGA RELAYS. BASED UPON THIS INFORMATION, FARWELL & HENDRICKS DETERMINED THAT TWO UTILITIES HAVE BEEN PROVIDED WITH DEDICATED RELAYS THAT ARE AFFECTED. RELAYS PROVIDED TO NORTHEAST NUCLEAR ENERGY CO. UNDER NORTHEAST UTILITIES PURCHASE ORDER #878067 AND RELAYS PROVIDED TO NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY UNDER PURCHASE ORDER #C92J1798 WERE MANUFACTURED DURING THE TIME FRAME INDICATED. FARWELL & HENDRICKS PLANS TO NOTIFY THOSE UTILITIES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RESPECTIVE PROCUREMENT DOCUMENTS. INFORMATION REGARDING THE POTENTIAL FOR INCORRECT OPERATION OF THESE RELAYS WAS SENT BY GE NUCLEAR ENERGY LOCATED IN SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA TO THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES ON NOVEMBER 5, 1996: CAROLINA POWER & LIGHT CO.; DTE ENERGY; ENTERGY OPERATIONS, INC.; FLORIDA POWER & LIGHT CO.; NEBRASKA PUBLIC POWER DISTRICT; PECO ENERGY CO.; SOUTHERN NUCLEAR OPERATING CO.; TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY; AND VERMONT YANKEE NUCLEAR POWER CORP.

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