NNEGC Energoatom informs that Rivne NPP power unit No.1 is connected to the grid.
On December 12, at 1:43 a.m., power unit No.1 of the Rivne NPP (VVER-440) was disconnected from the grid. The shutdown occurred as a result of automatic protection triggered upon the shutdown of the unit's turbines.
On December 12, 2020, at 11:32 p.m., the TG-1 turbine generator of power unit No. 1 (VVER-440) was connected to the grid. On December 13, at 00:47, the power unit was loaded to 53% of the rated capacity.
Over the past day, two power units with a total load of 650 MW were in operation at the Rivne NPP. There are no comments on the operation of the main equipment of the operating power units and personnel.
There are 31 days of major preventive maintenance at power unit No.3.
There are 100 days of average scheduled preventive maintenance at power unit No.4.
Over the past day, the RNPP power units produced 15.4 million kWh of electricity, since the beginning of the month – 253.3 million kWh of electricity and since the beginning of the year – 116 billion 748.3 million kWh of electricity.
There were no violations of the limits and conditions of safe operation.
It is noted that the radiation, fire, and environmental status at the Rivne NPP and the adjacent territory has not changed and is within the current standards.
Earlier, Energoatom reported that Rivne NPP power unit No.1 could be operated until 2030.