On September 20, 2021, Zaporizhzhia NPP hosted a workshop-forum "Professional Development of Women in Nuclear Power Industry”, organized by SE “NNEGC “Energoatom”, non-governmental organization “Women in Nuclear Ukraine” and the Trade Union of Nuclear Power Industry of Ukraine.
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Specialists of Zaporizhzhia NPP took part in an international online workshop, which was organized and conducted by WANO at the request of nuclear power plant specialists from 11 countries. Subject of the workshop: “Basic principles of maintenance and repair”. The main purpose of the event is to share experience.
Zaporizhzhya NPP hosted the Workshop of the World Association of Nuclear Power Plant Operators, the topic of which was operational solutions. That Workshop was held online for the first time.
The event was attended by representatives of Zaporizhzhia NPP Operations Department, Power Reactor Chief Specialist Service, Water Radiochemical Laboratory, Oversight Department, Training Center.
The representatives of other nuclear power plants and the SE “NNEGC “Energoatom” management also took part in the WANO workshop.
The specialists of Zaporizhzhia NPP participated in the International Forum of the WANO Youth Movement on the topic “Youth Movement. Today, tomorrow and always!” The three-day event took place in the format of a video conference, where the youth of nuclear power plants shared their best practices and plans for 2021.
In frames of preparation to WANO peer review, representatives of World Association of Nuclear Operators organization started the three day training workshop on «WANO peer review methodology». The delegation works under the direction of Director of WANO Moscow Center Mr. Vasyl Aksyonov.
SE ZNPP General Manger Mr. Petro Kotin stated in his opening speech that this training workshop is very important for our site to provide training of SE Zaporizhzhia NPP experts.
The specialists of Zaporizhzhia NPP participated in the International RiskWatcher Users Conference held in London. The representatives of the countries - users of that software, including Japan, France, Slovakia, Hungary, USA, UK, - shared their experience, including Japan, France, Slovakia, Hungary, USA, UK.
At Zaporizhzhia NPP a project is being implemented to optimize the repair and maintenance of the systems for Unit 2. The purpose of the project is to perform maintenance of the equipment during operation of the power unit on power.
Oksana Vorobyova, Lead Engineer of Zaporizhzhia NPP Operating Experience Department, participated in the training event organized by the IAEA for the specialists of nuclear power plants and regulatory authorities. The four-day course was held in Vienna. Its subject was: “Operational reliability indicators enhancement. Analysis of the event root causes”.
For three weeks, experts from Belarusian NPP were working at Zaporizhzhia NPP. In the future, with the commissioning of their station, they will also have to set up the radwaste management (RW) system. It was this experience that specialists came to adopt.
At Zaporizhzhia NPP the stage of pilot operation of the radioactive waste treatment complex is in progress. After such an operation the complex will be put into industrial operation. In order to provide qualitative and reliable service for the radioactive waste treatment complex, the specialists of Zaporizhzhia NPP I&C Department received training on software and technical complex at Siemens Training Center.
Vyacheslav Blednykh, Deputy Chief Technologist of Zaporizhzhia NPP, participated as an international expert in the work of the WANO Support Mission at Bushehr NPP, Iran, where he presented the positive experience of the development and implementation of the ZNPP emergency maps.
The WANO Support Mission at Bushehr NPP was dedicated to an important topic: “Ways to assess nuclear safety at the NPPs”.