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Unit 2 of Fortum's Loviisa nuclear power plant back in production

10 November 2015, 10:08 EET

​Unit 2 of Fortum’s Loviisa nuclear power plant is back in production after a repair shutdown of three days. An electrical malfunction of a control rod motor was the reason for the repair shutdown, which started on Friday 6 November at 9 am.

During the shutdown also other control rod motors were inspected and three additional motors replaced as a precaution. During the repair shutdown also other minor maintenance work and further inspections were carried out.

The unit was reconnected to the grid on Monday 9 November at approximately 6 p.m.

The incident did not endanger people, the environment or the power plant.

For further information, please contact:
Timo Eurasto, Manager, Operation unit, tel. +358 10 455 4010
Jari Kuusisto, Manager, Nuclear Safety an Fuel Management Unit, tel. +358 10 455 3850