Southern-the Ukrainian nuclear power plant disconnected the unit 3 due to actuation of reactor protection system

Today, 27 November, at 13.45 the power unit №3 South-Ukrainian NPP was disconnected from the power grid to identify and address the causes of actuation of emergency protection of the reactor. This was reported in the press service of «Energoatom».

«Violations of conditions and limits of safe operation was not», — stated in the message.
According to «Energoatom», the equipment of the first unit operates in the specified mode. The second unit continues, the average preventive maintenance.

The radiation situation at the NPP complies with safety standards. Radiation background on an industrial platform it is southern-the Ukrainian NPP is at the level of natural background values. Emissions and discharges of radioactive substances into the environment does not exceed permissible values, according to «Energoatom».

Note, in early November, at power unit №3 installed new equipment for nuclear fuel of Westinghouse.

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South-Ukrainian NPP is located on the banks of the southern bug in the city of Yuzhnoukrainsk of the Nikolaev area and is a separate subdivision of SE NNEGC «Energoatom». Is part of the southern-the Ukrainian power complex.

The composition of the complex includes: the South-Ukrainian NPP (3 power unit VVER-1000 with total capacity of 3000 MWt), Aleksandrovsky hydroelectric power station on the river southern bug (2 hydraulic units with total capacity of 11.5 MW) and Tashlyk pumped storage plant (commissioned in the first place: 2 hydraulic units with a total generating capacity of 320 MW under construction the second phase – generating unit №3).




Southern-the Ukrainian nuclear power plant disconnected the unit 3 due to actuation of reactor protection system 28.11.2016

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