Romanian electricity producer Nuclearelectrica, which operates the country’s sole nuclear power plant Cernavoda, announced that unit 1 was successfully reconnected to the grid on 12 November, following a shutdown due to minor incident on 8 November.
The press release said that the damage on one of 400 kV power discharges, which was caused by the bad weather, triggered the automatic disconnection of the unit’s turbo generator. This led to a reduction in power and in order to carry out the repairs the reactor had to be shut down. The statement further said that the system of NPP Cernavoda is functioning in compliance with the project and there is no impact on the nuclear safety of the reactor, operating personnel, population and the environment.
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