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Ringhals 2 stopped after generatorskada

On december 27, solved a generator breaker out of the generator 21 at Ringhals 2, something the magazine Sveriges Natur was the first to tell you about.

" It was a reaktorsnabbstopp in connection with that, we got an error on our a generator. It led to two kylvattenpumpar stopped and then it is so that all of the security systems goes in and stops the plant, " says Anna Collin, head of media relations at the nuclear power plant, TT.

All of the safety features worked as they should, according to Anna Collin. The error is reported to be due to a short circuit and is being investigated currently on. It has been found that there is extensive damage to the generator 21 and the reactor are currently standing completely still.

a generator, and Vattenfall has announced that the reactor will be started up again on 29 december and run on half power until the 31 march.

"But it is a very tentative time and it is simply because we need a little notice to go in and investigate what it is that has happened," says Anna Collin.

On 21 december was an ångläckage and this was stopped.

– A godsförtunning was discovered in a pipe in the turbine plant, so the then went down and fixed it.

the 26 december, but a day later it was wrong on the generator. And it is not the first time in years, the reactor is malfunctioning. At the end of July forced the nuclear plant to shut down reactor 2, where the seawater used for cooling became too warm.

During the month of november has reactor 2 has been revised in the face that it now enters its last year in operation. But there is nothing wrong in maintenance, according to Anna Collin.

– It is not poorly maintained. It is a well maintained facility.

the Ringhals nuclear power plant 2 will be taken out of use at the end of 2019, while the Ringhals 1 will be in use for a further year, to the end of december 2020.

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