Bulgaria Shuts Unit 5 of Kozloduy NPP for Repairs

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Bulgaria: Bulgaria Shuts Unit 5 of Kozloduy NPP for Repairs Unit 5 of the Kozloduy NPP has been turned off for planned refueling. Photo by Sofia Photo Agency

One of the two functioning reactors of Bulgaria’s Kozloduy nuclear plant, Unit 5, has been turned off for its scheduled annual repairs and refueling.

The routine procedure is under the requirements of the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulation Agency, says a statement of the Kozloduy NPP.

As part of the procedure, the 1000 MW Unit 5 will be refilled with fresh nuclear fuel for its 17th round of operation, and all of its systems will be inspected.

The repairs will continued till mid June 2010. The only other functioning reactor of the Kozloduy NPP, Unit 6, is operating at 100% of capacity.

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