The Zaporizhia nuclear power plant is at risk of a total blackout in the city

IAEA Director General Raffaele Croci called for an “immediate cessation of bombing in the area”.

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A warning is given. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday, September 9, a “total blackout” A situation in the Ukrainian city of Enerhodar, where the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant is located “Compromises security of operations”.

“The electrical infrastructure supplying the city of Enerhodar (…) was destroyed by the bombing of the starting station of the city’s thermal power plant, causing a total cutoff of water and electricity”, comprehensive, In a press release, The director general of the IAEA, Raffaele Grossi, was told by two experts from the UN agency who were on site.“Due to the intensity of the incessant bombing, it is not possible to restore reliable off-site power to the plant”added the head of the IAEA, who visited the site in early September.

Under these conditions, the Ukrainian operator Energoatom “Plans to Shut Down Only Reactor in Operation”, which currently produces the electricity needed to cool nuclear fuel and protect the site. The Vienna-based company warns that all the plant’s systems will have to rely on diesel-powered backup generators if necessary. Also, due to these circumstances “Dramas Facing Enercoder People”Personnel required to maintain site security may no longer be available.

“This is completely unacceptable and cannot continue,” More emphasized Director of the IAEAAdd that“uA nuclear power plant can never be a soldier of war”. He calls “Immediately cease shelling in the area”.

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