Hryhoriy Plachkov, Head of SNRCU - Chief State Inspector for Nuclear and Radiation Safety of Ukraine, presented the Acting President of NNEGC "Energoatom" Petro Kotin the license for operation of the nuclear facility of ZNPP Unit 5, which sets the date of the next periodic safety reassessment of the power unit - May 27, 2030.
The Head of SNRCU signed and sealed the document in the presence of the Utility Head Petro Kotin, the Director of the SNRCU Department for Nuclear Safety Borys Stolyarchuk and the Chief Engineer of Zaporizhzhia NPP Igor Murashov.
On January 4, the SNRCU Board found justified the possibility of safe operation of Zaporizhzhia NPP Unit 5 at the capacity levels specified in the design, until May 27, 2030.
During the works on extending the service life of ZNPP Unit 5, the planned measures were performed in the agreed scope, the equipment that had exhausted its resource was replaced, the technical condition of the power unit was reassessed and many other works were performed.
At the moment, preparatory works for connection of the power unit to the grid are being carried out at Zaporizhzhia NPP Unit 5.