At 6.05 am, the fifth unit of Kozloduy NPP was disconnected from the country’s energy system due to a malfunction in the system for excitation of the generator and activation of electrical protection in the conventional, non-nuclear part. The reactor has been shut down with emergency protection, Kozloduy NPP clarified and assured that all systems of the unit have worked in accordance with the design algorithms.
It is added that there was no change in the radiation situation at the site of the nuclear power plant. After eliminating the causes, the fifth unit will be connected in parallel with the country’s electricity system. The sixth power unit of Kozloduy NPP is operating at full capacity.