At the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant was extended for 20 years of operation of unit No. 4

На Запорожской АЭС продлили на 20 лет эксплуатацию блока №4

ZNPP was extended for four units

Unit will work until 11 December 2037, but with a mandatory check condition after 10 years.

State nuclear regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine (SNRIU) has extended the period of operation of unit No. 4 of Zaporizhia NPP at superdesign, the company’s results of periodic security checks.

It is reported by Interfax-Ukraine on Thursday, October 11.

It is noted that the life of the unit extended by 20 years until December 11, 2037 – but check after 10 years.

This is the ninth unit of the nuclear power plants of Ukraine, whose lifetime extended. In December 2010, the SNRIU has extended the operating life of units No. 1 and No. 2 of the Rivne nuclear power plant (of 20 years), November-2013 unit No. 1 it is southern-the Ukrainian nuclear power plant (10), December-2015 unit number 2 South Ukrainian NPP (10 years) September 2016 – unit №1 of Zaporizhzhya NPP (10 years) in October 2016 – unit # 2 of Zaporizhzhya NPP (10 years), November-2017 – unit No. 3 of Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (10 years), in July-2018 – unit 3 of the Rovno nuclear power plant (20 years).

Zaporizhzhya NPP – the largest in Europe nuclear power station in terms of installed capacity. Its six VVER-1000 power units built by the project V-320. The first unit was commissioned in December 1984 and the sixth in October 1995.

Earlier it was reported that the Zaporizhzhya NPP has disabled third unit for scheduled maintenance. It will last until January 25, 2019.

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