Press release – Power reduction at Unit 2

25 Mar

Press release – Power reduction at Unit 2


Press release


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.


Cosmin Ghita



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