Bucharest, 25 March 2018
S.N. Nuclearelectrica SA (“SNN”) announces the reduction of power at Cernavoda NPP Unit 2 to 55% (aprox. 300 MW).
The power reduction of Cernavoda NPP Unit 2 is caused by the need to replace a component (bearing) at the engine of a condensation pump, in the classical part of the power plant. The power reduction to 55% is necessary in order to shut down the respective equipment for repair works.
During the power reduction, Cernavoda NPP Unit 2 will remain connected to the National Power Grid and operate a 300 MW.
Cernavoda NPP Unit 2 will reach nominal power after the completion of repair works and equipment replacement, power reduction duration being estimated at 16 hours until nominal power.
Unit 2 power reduction and the repair works will have no adverse impact on the personnel, population and environments; works will be performed in compliance with the procedures od the power plant.