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Paks Block 1 Operating Regularly

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.08.19.

The number one block of the Paks nuclear plant is again operating at its nominal output, the plant said on its website on Wednesday, noting that a turbine of the block was shut down for safety reasons on July 24.

The National Atomic Energy Office (OAH) said a problem with the electric system has been fixed and the block is now operating at its nominal 493-megawatt capacity.

Paks Block Back Online after Reactor Trip
Paks Block Back Online after Reactor Trip

The Paks nuclear power plant’s number four block went back online on Friday after a technical malfunction on Thursday caused a reactor trip, operator MVM Paksi Atomerőmű said on its website. “After the malfunction was resolved, the Paks power plant number four block was again operating at nominal capacity from 1pm on August 14, 2020,” […]Continue reading

The block’s safety has not been affected, neither has there been an impact on the environment, OAH said.

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