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Second power unit of Zaporozhye nuclear power plant connected to grid – Energoatom

There are no comments on the operation of equipment and security systems, the company noted

KIEV, August 27. /TASS/. The second power unit of the Zaporozhye NPP was connected to the grid on Friday, the Ukrainian company Energoatom reported.

"On August 26, 2022, at 21:15, the second of the Zaporozhye NPP power units that were stopped yesterday was connected to the power grid. Currently, the capacities are being increased. There are no comments on the operation of equipment and security systems," according to a statement on the company's Telegram channel.

On Friday, Vladimir Rogov from the main council of the Zaporozhye Region’s military-civilian administration said that the Zaporozhye NPP is no longer servicing Kiev-controlled areas, after the last transmission line was severed in a Ukrainian attack the day before.

Rogov said the situation at the plant was under control, with electricity being transmitted directly to the liberated areas in the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.

Energodar, where the Zaporozhye NPP, Europe’s largest, is located has lately been the target of Ukrainian shelling. The Kiev regime’s forces have carried out several strikes against the plant’s premises, using drones, heavy artillery and multiple launch rocket systems. The majority of the attacks have been deflected by Russia’s air defense systems, however, shells hit some infrastructure facilities and the area of a nuclear waste storage facility.