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OPERATING PRINCIPLES OF THE PLANT UNITS

In a boiling water reactor (BWR), water passes through the fuel assemblies in the reactor core, which causes the water to boil and turn into steam.

Saturated steam flows through the pressure vessel’s moisture separator and steam dryer into the main steam lines and to the high pressure turbine, further to the reheaters and, finally, to the LP turbines. A shaft connects the turbines to the generator that produces electricity for the national grid.

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