The second unit of the Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant disconnected from the network, to enable a planned recovery, said the operator of the Ukrainian NPP Company " Energoatom ".
"October 9, 04. 58 (same as GMT) the unit number 2 of Khmelnitsky NPP is disconnected from the power grid to enable a planned secondary recovery, " – reported in the report on the Internet representation of the organization.
according to the organization, in Accordance with the schedule of repairs of existing NPP power units of Ukraine, the completion of rehabilitation works and connection of the unit to the network are scheduled for November 29. Likewise, the organization said that the station is working 1st unit at capacity 1010 MW radiation situation on the industrial site and adjacent area has not changed, is at the level corresponding to normal operation of power units and does not exceed natural background values. Khmelnitsky NPP (KhNPP) is located within the Khmelnytskyi region in Skadovskiy. Of the Khmelnytsky NPP has two power unit (VVER-1000) with a total capacity of 2000 MW (connected in 1987 and 2004). The main purpose of the station – cover the deficit of electric power in the Western region of Ukraine. Remember, 25 may the head of the state inspection of nuclear regulation of Ukraine Serhiy Bozhko told that frequent malfunctions of nuclear power plants in Ukraine are due to loads that occurred after the disconnection of the Crimea from the power grid. In General, according to specialists, the level of safety of Ukrainian nuclear power plants is coming to a dangerous point. May 20 the people's the people's Deputy Andriy Derkach Also said that the situation in nuclear industry of Ukraine is the most critical for all time of independence. First there have been several outages of power units of Ukrainian NPPs, the story is about the stations in Mykolaiv, Rivne and Zaporizhzhya regions.