During one week, the international nuclear community held a working video conference on the topic: “Aging management of NPP equipment”.
The meeting was attended by all the representatives of WANO - about 50 participants worked simultaneously in the online space during several days. From Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant participated Deputy Chief Engineer on Modernization and Lifetime Management Yurii Chernichuk, representatives of Reliability, Lifetime and Modernization Management Department, Power Reactor Chief Specialist Service, as well as representatives of the WANO Youth Movement at ZNPP.
During the meeting, the topics related to aging and obsolescence of NPP equipment and development of the programs to manage mentioned processes were discussed.
This topic is very relevant for all the sites in the world, because more than 60% of the fleet of reactors operated in different countries are already working above the design limit. During the meeting, the representatives of different plants had the opportunity to share valuable experience.