VIENNA (Reuters) – One of the four damaged main transmission lines at the Russian-occupied Zaporozhye nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine has been restored, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday, allowing power to return to the plant. announced that it was supplied with
At the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, Unit 6, which was the only one operating, was disconnected from the power grid on the 11th and was completely shut down.
“The main power lines were reconnected yesterday afternoon. The other three main power lines have not been restored,” the IAEA said in a statement on Wednesday.
Although the power situation at the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant has improved over the past week, the overall situation remains unstable given the plant’s location in the heart of an area where Russian and Ukrainian forces are fighting. .
The IAEA adopted a resolution at its board meeting on the 15th, calling on Russia to withdraw from the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant.