10 May 2016 of the 00: 32 power unit No. 3 of the Rivne NPP, in accordance with the agreed operational request, is disconnected from the grid to eliminate leakages in the cooling system of the generator stator of the turbogenerator TG-5.
According to some reports, repair work will be carried out over the next seven days.
Two power units (of 4-х) with total capacity with a total load of 1380 MW remain in operation at the RNPP.
At the same time, on the second power unit of the same station, measures of the so-called average scheduled preventive maintenance are held. The reactor is assembled and steam generators are sealed. Repair work at the second power unit has been going on for over a month now.
The press service of Energoatom claims that the background radiation in the area of the Rovno NPP is still in good condition (about 9 micro X-rays / h)
For reference: Rivne NPP is located in Kuznetsovsk. Commissioned in 1980 year. Reactor types: VVER-440 and VVER-1000