IAEA: Zaporozhye NPP is cut off from external energy supply

Approximately at 16:30 Moscow time, the Zaporozhye NPP (ZNPP) was disconnected from external power supply, the IAEA reported. Now its functioning is provided by emergency diesel generators to maintain nuclear safety. This information confirmed Vladimir Rogov, member of the main council of the administration of the Zaporozhye region.

“The Ukrainian Zaporizhzhya NPP has once again lost access to off-site power supply and now relies on its emergency diesel generators to generate the energy needed for reactor cooling and other critical nuclear safety functions,” the statement said. website agencies.

It notes that the backup power supply of the station will be able to provide it with the necessary energy for 10 days.

Earlier, the IAEA published a report reporting that there was no threat to nuclear safety at the Zaporizhzhya NPP - with the agency's conclusions agreed Russian side. Now the IAEA contacts with a delegation from Russia, whose authorities control the nuclear facility, on the issue of creating a protective zone around the ZNPP.

Andrey Sapozhnikov

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