The Zaporizhzhia NPP is completely de-energized due to the Russian occupiers – “Energoatom”

As a result of enemy shelling, the last two high-voltage communication lines of the Zaporizhzhya NPP with the Ukrainian power system were damaged.

Due to opponents, the power plant was cut off / photo "Energoatom"
Due to opponents, the power plant was cut off / photo “Energoatom”

The Zaporizhzhia NPP was completely de-energized due to the shelling of the Russian occupiers.

Fuel for the operation of diesel generators remains for more than two weeks, NAEC “Energoatom” reports about this in its Telegram.

“The Zaporizhia NPP is completely de-energized due to shelling. Yesterday, November 2, 2022, as a result of shelling, the last two high-voltage communication lines of the Zaporizhia NPP with the Ukrainian power system were damaged. At 11:04 p.m., the plant went into full blackout mode. all 20 diesel generators. Currently, the power supply scheme of the ZNPP’s own needs is optimized, 9 diesel generators are left in operation. Power units 5 and 6 are transferred to a cold state. Fuel for the operation of diesel generators in the mode of complete blackout of the ZNPP remains for 15 days. The countdown has begun time,” the message says.

Energoatom emphasized that due to the occupation of the plant and the interference of Rosatom representatives in its work, the possibilities of the Ukrainian side to maintain the ZNPP in a safe mode are significantly limited.

“Once again, we appeal to the international community to urgently take measures for the demilitarization of the ZNPP as soon as possible, the withdrawal of all Russian military personnel from the territory of the plant and the city of Energodar, and the return of the Zaporizhzhia NPP to the full control of Ukraine for the sake of the security of the whole world!”, Energoatom emphasizes.

(C)UNIAN 2022

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