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EBRD contributes to safety of Ukraine’s nuclear power stations

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The FINANCIAL -- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development has decided to participate in a comprehensive safety upgrade programme for the operating nuclear power units of Ukraine with a €300 million loan.

The programme will bring the fleet of Ukraine ’s nuclear power plants in line with international safety standards, including those of the International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Power unit shut down at Rivne nuclear power plant

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Reactor 3 of the Rivne Nuclear Power Plant automatically shut down due to the fall of the water level in the steam generators and the shutdown of the main circulation pumps.

The shutdown occurred at 7:54 a.m., the press service for the state enterprise National Nuclear Generating Company Energoatom has reported.

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Priorities for Ukraine's nuclear industry

Saturday, August 23, 2008

PRIORITIES FOR UKRAINE'S NUCLEAR INDUSTRY were the focus of a June 12 strategy meeting led by Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. According to a statement released by Ukraine's nuclear operator, Energoatom, Tymoshenko said that immediate priorities include the construction of two new units at the Khmelnitsky nuclear power station and life extension for Rovno-1 and -2 and South Ukraine-1, which are now scheduled to end production between 2011 and 2013. She also identified the treatment of spent fuel and the development of a complete fuel cycle capability as priorities.

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Ukrainian Nuclear Reactor Shut Down Over Malfunction

Friday, July 25, 2008

Kiev, 25 July: The third unit of the Rivne nuclear power plant was automatically disconnected from the Ukrainian power network and shut down on Thursday [24 July], the Emergency Situations Ministry said.

The ministry explained the shutdown with the insufficient level of water in the steam generator's cooler. The radiation is normal, the ministry said.

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Alarm shuts down nuclear reactor

Friday, July 25, 2008

Emergency officials say a warning alarm has triggered the automatic shutdown of a nuclear reactor in western Ukraine.

Officials at the Emergency Situations Ministry said a fall in water levels at a steam generator in the third reactor of the Rivne nuclear power plant caused Thursday's shutdown.

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Ukraine admits 'insignificant' nuclear plant leak

Monday, June 9, 2008

KIEV, June 6 (RIA Novosti) - Ukraine's state nuclear power utility Energoatom has admitted that a small leak occurred at water-moderated reactor in the country's northwest on May 29, but said no radioactive materials were released.

The announcement follows rumors circulated in the Ukrainian media over the past few days of rising radiation levels in the area. Energoatom released a statement on June 3 saying the country's four nuclear plants were running smoothly.

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Shut down of Rovno NPP unit 2 because of fall of a crane's boom

Status of units before event: Unit 1 is on planned outage, Unit 2 is at rated power, Unit 3 is at 80% of rated power.During dismantling of a crane near Unit 4 (Unit 4 is under construction), the crane's boom felt and damaged control cables of two transformers. As a result of this event 330 kV off-site power was lost and unit`s consumers were automatically switched to 110 kV power supply. However, due to drop in voltage MCPs were switched off, reactor was scrammed and DGs started. No radiactive releases and personnel exposure occurred. Cables ignition was extinguished.

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REACTOR SHUTDOWN BY THE ACTUATION OF THE EMERGENCY PROTECTION SYSTEM FOLLOWED BY NON-COMPLIANCE WITH THE SAFE OPERATING LIMITS ON STEAM GENERATOR COOLDOWN RATE

On December 13, 1992 at 18:42 (Kiev time) the unit, under rated power operation, was shut down by the actuation of the emergency protection system caused by turbine stop valves closing at both turbines. The stop valves closed on the level overrate in steam generator 5. During the transient process steamgenerator 3 safety valve opened and did not close completely, which led to the non-compliance with the steam generator cooldown rate.

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