On 4 March 2022, at about 01:00, the shelling of the Zaporizhzhia NPP site by the military forces of the Russian Federation started, what resulted in fires on the ZNPP site.
ZNPP power units remain intact, unit 1 reactor compartment auxiliary buildings have been damaged, which does not affect the safety of the unit. The systems and components important to the safety of the NPP are operational.
At present, no changes in the radiation situation have been registered.
The SNRIU Information and Crisis Center has been activated. Specialists of the SNRIU and SSTC NRS maintain contact with the Zaporizhzhia NPP Management.
State of the power units:
- Unit 1 is in outage.
- Units 2, 3 cooling of nuclear installations.
- Unit 4 is in operation at 690 MW power.
- Unit 5, 6 cooling of nuclear installations.