Operational event at Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station

     An operational event at Yangjiang Nuclear Power Station (YNPS) was reported today (September 27) on the website of Yangjiang Nuclear Power Co Ltd (YNPC), a spokesperson for the Security Bureau said today.
     On September 26, Unit 2 of Yiangjiang Nuclear Power Station (YNPS) was undergoing its planned outage activities. Station staff identified a fault at the plant information system of the Unit, and switched monitoring to the back up control panel in accordance with established procedures. The plant information system resumed its normal operation after it had been reset.  The Unit remained in a shut down condition throughout the event.
     The event was classified as a "Below Scale Licensing Operational Event" (i.e. "Level 0" event) on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale, and has no effect on the safe operation of the nuclear power station, the health of the workers, the nearby public or the environment. All nuclear generating units currently in operation at YNPS remain in normal and stable operation.
     YNPC has disclosed details about this event on its website. They can be viewed at the "operational events" section under the "nuclear and radiation safety information" webpage of the YNPC website (www.yjnp.com.cn).

Ends/Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Issued at HKT 20:21