Tag: incident

Unit at NPP Paks back online after incident – Hungary, 18 July 2016

After the malfunction that caused the shutdown of Unit 1 of the Hungarian sole nuclear power plant Paks was repaired, the unit was put back into operation at 100 % output on Friday. On 14 June, the Hungarian National Atomic Energy Office (OAH) announced that the automated shutdown of one of four units at NPP […]

Unit at NPP Paks shut down due to malfunction – Hungary, 14 July 2016

The Hungarian National Atomic Energy Office (OAH) announced that the automated shutdown of one of four units at the country’s sole nuclear power plant Paks has occurred due to a control system malfunction. According to OAH, the shutdown met all nuclear safety requirements and the meltdown did not compromise the safety of the unit nor […]

Production at HPP Zakucac stopped due to an incident – Croatia, 8 July 2016

Electricity production at the largest Croatian hydropower plant Zakucac on Cetina river near Omis has been stopped for at least a week due to an incident. According to Croatian power utility HEP, which operates the plant, the incident occurred during the discharge of the pressurized pipeline when water flooded the turbine floor of the engine […]