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Fortum’s Loviisa power plant Unit 2 operational disturbance Wednesday 20, September during start-up

20 September 2017, 09:55 EEST

Loviisa power plant Unit 2 is being start-up after annual outage. As a result of a malfunction in the turbine, the reactor of Unit 2 was shut down. At that moment, the reactor power was 40%. Investigation of the cause is ongoing and the unit will be started when the failure has been repaired.

The situation does not endanger people, environment or the power plant.

Loviisa unit 1 is in normal production.

More information:
Timo Eurasto, Operation Manager, Loviisa Power plant, +358 10 455 4010