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IAEA Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi and his team of experts including the Head of the Department of Nuclear Safety & Security, Lydie Evrard, visited the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant (ZNPP) after holding talks in Kyiv and before travelling to Moscow for discussions with Russian officials.

Date: Friday, 09 February 2024
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsgrossi-makes-fourth-trip-to-zaporizhia-npp-11500955

International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi has travelled across the military frontline to visit the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant for a fourth time.

Date: Thursday, 08 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/IAEA-s-Grossi-visits-Zaporizhzhia-nuclear-power-pl

US-based Westinghouse has signed an agreement with Ukraine on the purchase of equipment for the expansion of Khmelnitsky NPP. The agreement was signed by Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko, nuclear utility Energoatom President Petro Kotin and Westinghouse CEO Patrick Fragman. “We have signed an important contract for the supply of reactor island equipment for the Khmelnitsky NPP power unit 5, which will be built using AP1000 technology.” Kotin said. “I consider this to be a milestone event in the development of the domestic nuclear industry. This will be the first-ever non-Soviet (by origin) power unit to be built by Energoatom in Ukraine. It will have a power over 1,100 MWe with a safe and reliable Generation III+ nuclear reactor.”

Date: Thursday, 21 December 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newswestinghouse-to-supply-equipment-for-new-unit-at-khmelnitsky-npp-11387306

Ukraine's Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko, Energoatom President Petro Kotin and Westinghouse CEO Patrick Fragman have signed an agreement on the purchase of equipment for what is to become Khmelnitsky nuclear power plant unit 5.

Date: Tuesday, 19 December 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Ukraine-and-Westinghouse-sign-agreement-for-Khmeln

Bulgarian Energy Minister Rumen Radev and Ukrainian Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on cooperation in the field of energy during Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to Sofia. The two ministers noted that the MOU aims at broad development of energy cooperation “to support the economic and infrastructural development of the whole region”. The MOU provides for cooperation in nuclear energy, gas, green energy and energy transition including smart networks.

Date: Thursday, 13 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsbulgaria-and-ukraine-agree-to-energy-co-operation-11000012

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi says IAEA experts present at Ukraine’s Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) have in recent days and weeks inspected parts of the facility – including some sections of the perimeter of the large cooling pond – and have also conducted regular walkdowns across the site, so far without observing any visible indications of mines or explosives.

Date: Friday, 07 July 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsattack-on-zaporizhia-npp-may-have-been-averted-10988247

Following his visit to the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi visited Russia’s Kaliningrad for talks with Rosatom officials. Rosatom’s oppress service said that Grossi and Rosatom Director General Alexey Likhachev discussed safety measures at the plant.

Date: Tuesday, 27 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsgrossi-meets-with-russian-officials-as-tension-mounts-around-znpp-10967223

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi’s planned visit to the Zaporizhia NPP (ZNPP) is facing delays. Grossi is leading the rotation of mission inspectors to the plant. He tweeted on 13 June: “On my way to Ukraine to meet President Zelenskyy & present a programme of assistance in the aftermath of the catastrophic Nova Kakhovka dam flooding. I will assess the situation at Zaporizhia nuclear power plant & conduct a rotation of ISAMZ with a strengthened team.”

Date: Friday, 16 June 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsiaea-director-generals-planned-visit-to-zaporizhia-npp-faces-delays-10943554