Because false alarms automatic protection is disconnected from the network, the second unit of the Zaporizhzhya NPP (ZNPP).
according to the press center of the station, last night the unit is disconnected from the network "because of false alarms automatic protection of the reactor to increase the pressure in the first circuit," reports the news Agency. Filed an emergency request to block Off to 19. 00." Comments to the work of the main equipment of existing units is not " - said the press center. Zaporizhzhya NPP is the largest energy facility in Ukraine and Europe with an installed capacity of 6 000 MW. At the Zaporizhzhya NPP operated six units with a capacity of 1 million KW each. In the last few years, the station produces about 50% of all electricity generated by nuclear stations of Ukraine, and more than 22% of total electricity generation in the country. At the end of November 2014 Zaporizhzhya NPP was disconnected, the third unit from the interconnected grid. As once said by the Minister of energy and coal industry of Ukraine Volodymyr demchyshyn, this was due to short circuit in the system transmit electricity. Disable the 3rd unit of Zaporizhzhya NPP was one of the reasons for the introduction of schedules of emergency shutdowns across the country. His work was started again on 5 December after recovery.