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Bulgaria nuclear reactor in temporary shutdown

Bulgaria nuclear reactor in temporary shutdown
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SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgarian nuclear power plant Kozloduy has shut down one of its two 1,000 megawatt (MW) units after a protection system was activated at the unit’s generator, a plant spokeswoman said.

The plant’s other 1,000 MW unit is working at full capacity, the operator said in a statement, adding that there is no danger of any radioactive contamination.

The unit is expected to be switched back on in three hours.

(Reporting by Tsvetelia Tsolova; Editing by David Goodman)

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