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Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP restarts Unit 6 after non-nuclear glitches

Jul 8, 2024, 3:18:18 PMArticle by Mihaela Miteva
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July 8 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant (NPP) reconnected its 1,000-MW Unit 6 to the grid on Monday after resolving non-nuclear technical issues, the plant operator said.

Bulgaria's Kozloduy NPP restarts Unit 6 after non-nuclear glitches
Source: Kozloduy NPP.

Last month, the unit was shut down due to malfunctions in the transformer oil system and indications of a coolant leak in one of the steam generators.

Following necessary repairs, the plant operator conducted tests and trials to ensure safe operation, confirmed by inspections from independent experts and the Nuclear Regulatory Agency.

Unit 6 will be loaded in stages, as per technological regulation, Kozloduy NPP added.

The power plant's other 1,000-MW Unit 5 continues to operate according to the electricity production schedule.

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