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Zaporizhzhia NPP was disconnected from the electricity grid due to Russian shelling, diesel generators are working for NPPs own needs

Zaporizhzhia NPP was disconnected from the electricity grid due to Russian shelling, diesel generators are working for NPPs own needs

On November 2, 2022, as a result of Russian shelling, the last two high-voltage electricity lines connecting the Russia-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Enerhodar with the Ukrainian power system were damaged, Ukraine’s Enerhoatom state company informed.

At 11:04 p.m., the station went into full blackout mode. All 20 diesel generators started working. Currently, the power supply for the NPP’s own needs is optimized, 9 diesel generators are left in operation. There is fuel left for 15 days of autonomous work, Enerhoatom informed.

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