Power unit No.1of Khmelnytskyi NPP was launched after a long repair

Energoatom reported that on April 10, 2020, at 1:26, after extending the life of the turbine generator and operating it, the power unit No.1 of Khmelnytskyi NPP was connected to the grid. Now the reactor installation is being loaded to rated power in accordance with the schedule.

To recap, on July 25, 2019, Energoatom received a license to operate a nuclear installation at power unit No.1 of Khmelnytskyi NPP. The Board of the State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) recommended extending the operation of power unit No.1 of Khmelnitskyi NPP beyond the design period, by 10 years until December 13, 2028.

Earlier it was reported that due to damage to the power unit No.1 of Khmelnitskyi NPP, a criminal case was opened. On August 14, 2019, power unit No.1 of Khmelnitskyi NPP, after a scheduled average repair (257 days), was transferred to emergency repair due to damage with an emergency repair request.

In February 2020, the repair power unit No.1 of Khmelnitskyi NPP was extended again.

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