On July 11, 2007, Beloyarsk NPP resumed its operation at full power after restoration of generator.
According to Beloyarsk NPP press-secretary Marianna Bokanova, one of three generators was shut down after lightning stroke on July 9, 2007 at 22:00 local time. It resulted to decrease of reactor power down to 400MW.
"Equipment was checked. Actually it wasn't damaged. There are no violation of requirements and rules of safe operation of Beloyarsk NPP. Radiation background at Beloyarsk NPP and surrounding territories is at the level corresponding normal operation of unit and doesn't exceed natural background" - Bokanova said.
DATE: July 16, 2007
Topics: NPP, Russia, Beloayrsk NPP