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Operational event at Taishan Nuclear Power Station
     An operational event at Taishan Nuclear Power Station (TNPS) was reported today (August 29) on the website of Taishan Nuclear Power Joint Venture Co Ltd (TNPJVC), a spokesperson for the Security Bureau said today.

     On August 20, Unit 1 of TNPS was at normal operating condition. At 4.50pm, on configurating the operation status of the ventilation system according to the maintenance work arrangement, the unable of remote control of two ventilation dampers of the safety plant was observed, which was inconsistent with the requirements of the operational technical specifications. Station staff took corrective measures immediately. At 5.46pm, the system functionality was resumed to normal.

     The event was classified as a "Below Scale Licensing Operational Event" (i.e. "Level 0" event) on the International Nuclear and Radiological Event Scale of the International Atomic Energy Agency, and had no effect on the safe operation of the nuclear power station, or on the health of the workers, nearby public or the environment. All nuclear generating units currently in operation at TNPS remain in safe and stable operation.

     â€‹TNPJVC has disclosed the details about this event on its website. The details can be viewed at www.tnpjvc.com.cn (Chinese only).
Ends/Thursday, August 29, 2019
Issued at HKT 18:25
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