MOSCOW, 7 Oct — PRIME. The IAEA specialists, who will arrive at the Zaporozhye NPP as part of the rotation, will assist in the launch of power units, said the head of the administration of Energodar, Alexander Volga.
“The main function of the IAEA mission is the safe operation of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant, and those two people who are currently in the framework of the working mission will be rotated today, four people of the mission will arrive, the IAEA is increasing the number of members of its mission. In connection with this that routine work has begun on the commissioning of a number of power units, I think they will help launch the station as part of their activities,” he said on the air of the Rossiya 24 TV channel.
Volga also noted that preparations are now underway for the restart of the fifth and sixth power units, the station is in working order and can generate energy.
“The station’s employees are constantly carrying out repair work, and everything that was damaged by the Ukrainian Armed Forces is now practically brought into working condition. The station is in working order, it can generate power after launch, we expect this in the near future,” he added. .
Now there are two representatives of the IAEA at the nuclear power plant, monitoring the situation at the nuclear power plant. Earlier on Friday, Vladimir Rogov, a member of the main council of the administration of the Zaporozhye region, said that the new group of IAEA experts who will remain at the Zaporozhye NPP will include citizens of Ireland, Canada, Lithuania and Slovakia.
Volga added that the task of keeping the staff at the nuclear power plant has been completed, most of the employees have been saved and are on duty.
“The number of (employees) of the Zaporizhzhya NPP is 11 thousand people. At the moment, about 7.8 thousand people are working. As part of routine maintenance, 1.8 thousand people go on duty. I think that the main task of preserving the team has been completed , and most of the nuclear power plant employees are on duty,” he said.