Unit 5 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Switched On after Annual Overhaul

Business » ENERGY | May 25, 2014, Sunday // 12:46
Bulgaria: Unit 5 of Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP Switched On after Annual Overhaul Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant, photo by BGNES

The planned annual overhaul of the 1000-MW unit 5 of the Kozloduy nuclear power plant has been wrapped up.

After the completion of a probe of the Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency and a permit issued by the chair of the watchdog, the N-plant unit was switched on at 10 am on Sunday, according to a media statement of the Kozloduy NPP.

During the outage, which started on April 20, the N-plant unit underwent the necessary repairs and preventive inspections of equipment, including the implementation of the measures under the National Action Plan of Bulgaria after the stress tests.

Unit 5 of the Kozloduy NPP was recharged with fresh nuclear fuel for the next fuel campaign.

The other 100-MW unit of the Kozloduy NPP, unit 6, is working at full capacity in line with the schedule coordinated with the Electricity System Operator (ESO).

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