The Kolskaya NPP: turbine generator is disconnected from the network

On October 2 at 09:58 the Kolskaya NPP turbogenerator ?8 was disconnected from the network due to the action of the automatic formation by a false signal. There are no violations of limits and conditions of safe operation of the Kolskaya nuclear power plant. After receiving permission from the operating organization the turbogenerator will be included into the network.

As of October 2 there are power units ??1, 3 and 4 operating at the moment. The power unit ?2 is in preventative maintenance. Load of the nuclear power plant iwas 920 MW at 10:00 o’clock.

The radiation situation around an arrangement of the Kolskaya nuclear power plant and in a 30-kilometer zone of supervision doesn't differ from a natural natural background.

The Kolskaya nuclear power plant is a branch of JSC "Concern Rosenergoatom". The station is located in 200 km to the South from Murmansk on the shore of the Lake Imandra. It develops about 60% of the electric power of Murmansk region. There are 4 power units in operation with reactors of type VVER 440 MW each. The Kolskaya nuclear power plant is the supplier of the electric power for Murmansk region and Karelia.

Current information about a radiation situation near the nuclear power plant in Russia and other objects of the nuclear industry is provided on a site www.russianatom.ru.

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