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Reduction of power at Fortum’s Loviisa nuclear power plant Unit 2

16 August 2016, 12:49 EEST

​Turbine trip at Loviisa nuclear power plant, Unit 2, on Tuesday 16, August, 2016 at 10.25. Investigation for the cause of the turbine trip is ongoing. The turbine will be started once investigation is completed and, if needed, repairs conducted.

The Unit 2 can be operated safely at reduced power. The situation does not endanger people, environment or the power plant.

Unit 1 is in annual outage. Planned start date is 8 September, 2016. Annual outage for Unit 2 is planned to start on 17 September, 2016.

Further information:
Timo Eurasto, Manager, Operations Unit, tel. +358 10 455 4010
Thomas Buddas, Manager, Nuclear safety, tel. +358 10 455 3710