The balance sheet constraint at the Zaporizhzhya NPP: the second power plant was disconnected from the network on the night of March 5, – Energoatom

The press service of “Energoatom” said that at the Zaporizhzhya NPP was disconnected from the power grid the second unit within the existing balance sheet constraints.

Sunday, March 5, at the Zaporozhye NPP was disconnected from the grid of the second unit at the balance sheet constraint. On it informs a press-service of the company Energoatom.

“The fifth of March, 2017 02:05 unit 2 of Zaporizhzhya NPP disconnected from the power grid in accordance with the schedule under the balance sheet constraint. A reactor unit in a state of “hot stop”, – noted in the Department.

It is known that in work there are 4 units and comments on the operation of the main equipment of operating power units and staff there.

“The total capacity of the generators is 3 420 MW. The radiation background in the area of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant and in the sanitary protection zone (the area around the nuclear power plant radius 2.5 km) — 8-12 micro-roentgen per hour, which corresponds to natural radiation background,” added the company.

We will remind,it became clear which country will help Ukraine with electricity in case of outages due to the blockade.