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Unit 1 of Cernavoda NPP to enter the planned outage program

Nuclearelectrica announces that, starting with May 2 2018, Unit 1 of Cernavoda NPP will enter the planned outage program, following to be disconnected from the National Power Grid at 11:00 hours, as a press release informs.

The duration of the planned outage is of approximately 30 days, in compliance with the preventive and corrective maintenance works necessary to be performed during this period.

There will be carried out works related to preventive and corrective maintenance program, inspections program, mandatory testing program, modification implementation program.

”The works related to the planned outage of Cernavoda NPP Unit 1 will be performed under nuclear safety conditions for the personnel of the power plant, the public and the environment, as per the procedures used at Cernavoda NPP,” the release also reads.

The cost of Cernavoda Unit 1 upgrading, a project approved in September 2017, was estimated at EUR 1.2 billion – EUR 1.5 billion, this being the average of the budgets earmarked for the redevelopment projects related to CANDU 6 nuclear power plants, Cosmin Ghita, CEO Nuclearelectrica, stated on end-February.

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