Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant

Ukraine nuclear plant reconnected to national grid: IAEA

Since being cut off from the grid, the station was relying on its own power supplies to operate essential safety mechanisms. Experts feared that the plant could run out of internal power.

published on : 17th September 2022

Small nuclear reactors emerge in EU as easier-to-build, cheaper energy option, but risks loom

SMRs are essentially pressurized water reactors identical to some 400 reactors worldwide.

published on : 10th September 2022

Ukraine's Russian-controlled nuclear plant partly goes offline amid fighting

The IAEA experts learned that the reserve line linking the facility to a nearby thermal power plant was delivering the electricity the plant generates to the external grid.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Outage ends at Ukraine nuclear plant, as international inspection prepared

Kyiv suspects Moscow intends to divert power from the Zaporizhzhia plant to the Crimean Peninsula, annexed by Russian troops in 2014.

published on : 26th August 2022

Narrow escape from radiation disaster, says Ukraine President Zelenskyy

A radiation disaster was narrowly avoided after the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant was cut off from the country's power grid.

published on : 26th August 2022

Ukraine Nuclear Plant Disconnected From Grid: Operator

The Zaporizhzhia plant -- Europe's largest nuclear facility -- has been occupied by Moscow's troops since the opening weeks of the war.

published on : 25th August 2022

Putin allows inspectors to visit Russia-held nuclear plant via Ukraine

A flare-up in fighting around the Russian-controlled nuclear power station -- with both sides blaming each other for attacks -- has raised the spectre of a disaster worse than in Chernobyl.

published on : 20th August 2022

India cautions against attacks on nuclear facilities, says UNSC must acknowledge crisis in Ukraine

The 15-nation Council held an emergency session, called by Albania, France, Ireland, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States on Friday.

published on : 5th March 2022

Russia shells Europe's largest nuclear plant, starting fire

The assault triggered a phone call between U.S. President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, and the U.S. Department of Energy activated its nuclear incident response team.

published on : 4th March 2022