Zaporozhye region announced the supply of electricity to Ukraine from the ZNPP

After the operation of the automatic safety system, the Zaporozhye NPP for the first time in history was disconnected from the energy networks of Ukraine, Energoatom reported. Later, two power units were again connected to the networks

Electricity from the fifth and sixth power units of the Zaporozhye NPP is supplied to both Russian-controlled and Ukrainian-controlled territories, RIA Novosti said. Vladimir Rogov, member of the Main Council of the Military-Civilian Administration (CMA) of the Zaporozhye region.

“The fifth and sixth power units are in operation. They do not operate at full capacity. Electricity is supplied on both sides of the Dnieper,— he said.

On August 25, the authorities of Energodar, where the ZNPP is located, reported that the emergency system had been triggered and the station was reconnected due to a fire in the adjacent territory caused by shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine. The military-civilian administration of the Zaporozhye region explained that the fire occurred on the territory of the security zone, which caused the operation of automation and the shutdown of two power units. As a result of the incident, the Zaporozhye region was temporarily left without power supply.

On the same day, the Ukrainian “Energoatom”, which formally continues to manage the station, announced that the ZNPP was disconnected from the energy system of Ukraine. According to the company, the fire occurred at the ash dumps of the Zaporizhzhya TPP, which is located next to the ZNPP.

Later, Vladimir Rogov, a member of the council of the Zaporizhzhya Regional State Administration, announced the resumption of electricity supply to the region, and the head of the administration of Energodar, Alexander Volga, denied the complete shutdown of the Zaporozhye NPP. According to him, an emergency situation occurred, which was prevented by the automatic security system.

August 26 Energoatom announced the connection of one power unit to the networks of Ukraine, on August 27— one more.

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The Russian Foreign Ministry stated that the IAEA mission was planned in early June, but fell through due to the position of Ukraine and the West. The G7 countries (USA, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Japan) called the presence of the Russian military an obstacle to the trip of IAEA experts and called on Moscow to transfer control of the nuclear power plant to Kyiv. Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya opposed this, stating the risk of “monstrous provocations”; from Ukraine in the event of a withdrawal of troops.

On August 26, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that he had received security guarantees from Moscow and Kyiv for the IAEA mission to the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant. According to French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov promised to refrain from actions that would threaten the security of the mission.

The head of the IAEA, Rafael Grossi, said that the trip could take place in the next few days, First Deputy Russian Permanent Representative at the UN, Dmitry Polyansky is expecting her at the end of August— early September. The Wall Street Journal, citing negotiators, wrote that the trip would take place next week. Bloomberg agency called the date of the visit of IAEA experts to ZNPP September 5.

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