Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant disconnects from power grid after nearby fires

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — Ukraine Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plantwhich is held by Russian forces, was completely disconnected from the power grid for the first time in its history on Thursday, according to the country’s nuclear operator. The complex was disconnected on Thursday due to fires in nearby ash pits, causing the last remaining power line … Read more

Zaporizhzhia: Interior of Ukrainian power plant raises specter of nuclear disaster in Europe

Kyiv, Ukraine CNN — Every day, Olga is transported by bus from her home in the Russian-occupied town of Enerhodar on the banks of the Dnipro River in southeastern Ukraine to the nearby town Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant where she works. The plant, the largest such nuclear complex in Europe, is at the center of … Read more

The low water level of the Rhine poses a new threat to the German economy

Dortmund/London CNN Business — The German Rhine is getting too dry, disrupting supply chains and creating more problems for its struggling economy. Water in the river has dropped to “unusually low” levels in some areas, disrupting navigation on the country’s roads. most important inland waterwayGerman officials told CNN on Friday. The lack of rainfall in … Read more