Unit 6 of Bulgaria' Kozloduy NPP Shut Down Due To Drainage Pipe Issue
Unit 6 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant has been disconnected from the electricity grid on Monday, due to a drainage pipe issue.
The 1000-MW unit 6 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant was disconnected from the country’s power grid at 07:30 am on Monday, October 28 due to a problem in the drainage system, a non-nuclear related issue, according to a media statement of Kozloduy NPP.
The Nuclear Regulatory Agency has been notified for the incident.
The drainage pipe problem was detected in the non-nuclear part of the Unit and there is no registered increase in radiation level at the plant.
Teams are working on to fix the drain pipe defect.
The other 1000-MW unit of the Kozloduy NPP, unit 5, works at 100% capacity.
The incident happens just two days after the completion of a scheduled 35 days annual overhaul of the unit that was put back online on Saturday.
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