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Unplanned repairs continue at Kalinin NPP

Publish date: September 9, 2005

September 1, the nuclear plant’s operator manually shut down reactor unit no.2.

On September 1, at 10.13 local time the Kalinin NPP’s operator manually shut down reactor no.2 after the reactor control and safety system’s spontaneous movement. The shut down went in according with the regulations and the radiation levels reported to remain normal. The plant’s specialists promised to put the second unit back on line on September 6, but it is still under repairs. At the moment only reactor no.3 is in operation with the 939 MW load.

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