PRESS RELEASE 30 August 2012
Fortum's Loviisa nuclear power plant's unit 2 was restarted today, 30 August,
at 04.09 local time after a turbine trip on Wednesday. Electrical annual outage
maintenance on Loviisa unit 1 led to the trip on both unit 2 turbines at about
3.30 p.m. and the reactor unit was shut down thereafter. Reasons for the
disturbance are being investigated.
The incident did not cause any danger to personnel, the environment or the
Peter Tuominen, Senior Manager, +358 50 452 4760
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