Life-time operation extension
The determined by the designs life-time operation for DS SU NPP Units №1, 2, 3 is expiring in 2012, 2015, and 2019 correspondently. One of the high priority tasks determined by “Energy Strategy of the Ukraine for the period of till 2030” is technically justified and economically expedient life-time operation extension of the NPP Units subject to compliance with requirements of national norms and rules on nuclear and radiation safety and IAEA recommendations. At South-Ukraine NPP it is planned to perform life-time operation extension of the Unit № 1 before 2022, Unit №2 before 2025, Unit №3 before 2029.
By the Order of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine №263-р dated of 29.04.2004 “Complex Programme of works on life-time operation extension of nuclear power plants units under operation” have been approved, and realization of it will provide economical independence of the country and stable production of electric power at NPP.
To perform the life-time operation extension in the Unit 1 SU NPP chooses the way of implementing technical-organizing activities during the design period of its operation, it means without decommissioning of the power generating unit after life-time operation expiration.All publications | Common | Unit 1 | Unit 2