Power unit No.1 of Khmelnytskyi NPP was shut down for an outage

On April 28, 2021, at 00:00 a.m., power unit No.1 of the Khmelnytskyi NPP was shut down for outage with a duration of 116 days, the press service reports.

Within the framework of outage-2021, it is planned to carry out a significant number of repairs of the main equipment of the reactor compartment, namely: the overhaul of the reactor, including complete unloading of the core; operational control of metal and technical approval of the reactor vessel.

The essential work in the turbine house includes the overhaul of the high-pressure cylinder and one of the low-pressure cylinders of the turbine unit. It is also planned to carry out repair work of the generator including the replacement of the rotor and exciter armatures.

During the outage, it is planned to implement 16 measures to improve safety, 11 of which are within the framework of the Comprehensive Consolidated Program for Improving the Safety of NPP Power Units.

To recap, Ukrenergo signed a contract with an Indian company on the reconstruction of overhead power transmission lines.

Tags: NPP, NNEGC "Energoatom", electricity, KhNPP, infrastructure, nuclear power plant, energy security, power system, power unit

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