On 3-5 March the acceptance testing of the standby diesel generator station automatic control system (SDGS ACS) for Unit 5 of Zaporizhzhya NPP was carried out according to the acceptance testing programme approved by First Vice-President – Technical Director of SE “NNEGC “Energoatom” at the site of SRPA “Impulse”.
SDGS ACS together with other adjacent systems assures control of startup, connection to a network and power operation of a diesel-generator unit, control of excitation and protection of a generator, control of auxiliary equipment.
The system is designated to control diesel electric station with power 5600 kW and rotation frequency 1000 rpm with voltage 6.3 kV.
During the testing, the compliance with the requirements of the normative documents was assessed, the following checks were performed: for quality of manufacturing; for meeting the safety and environmental protection requirements; for operability and correctness of functioning in all stipulated modes of operation.
The commission consisting of the representatives of SE “NNEGC “Energoatom”, SNRIU, Zaporizhzhya NPP and SRPA “Impulse” performed experimental checks completely.
Based on the results of the testing, the commission members acknowledged the system to be fit for supply to cell 1 of Unit 5 of Zaporizhzhya NPP.