12 Oct 2022 16:55

External power supply to Zaporozhye NPP restored - IAEA director general

BRUSSELS. Oct 12 (Interfax) - External power supply to the Zaporozhye Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) has been restored, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Grossi said.

"I've been informed by our team on site that external power to Zaporozhye NPP is restored," Grossi said on Twitter on Wednesday.

External power supply to the NPP was switched off. The plant's personnel is using reserve diesel generators to perform tasks key to the plant's security.

The Zaporozhye NPP is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. It has six VVER-1000 power units. The plant is currently not producing electric power. The last working reactor was stopped on September 11.