Novovoronezh (Russia)

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5 PWR reactors: of WWER type with 200 and 400 MW; 2 Prototypes shutdown since 1988 and 1990 2 WWER 440/v230 and a WWER 1000 constructed by MTM; started operationin 1971/72 and 1980;

Facilities in Novovoronezh

plantreactor typconstruction startoperation startshut down
Nowo-Woronesh-1WWER195719641988
Nowo-Woronesh-2WWER196419691990
Nowo-Woronesh-3WWER19671971
Nowo-Woronesh-4WWER19671972
Nowo-Woronesh-5WWER19741980
2003-09-24

Novovoronezh power unit 3 was shut down by an automatic shut down system due to false initiation of the reactor protection system by excess high-pressure heater level. This event was rated INES 0.