According to a statement on the organization's website, power was restored a day after the facility was cut off from external power "due to an incident that demonstrates continued threats to nuclear safety in the context of the current armed conflict."

On November 20, Advisor to the General Director of Rosenergoatom, Renat Karchaa, announced that the Ukrainian military had subjected the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant to massive artillery fire.

Strategic facilities were damaged.

IAEA experts examined the condition of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant, which had suffered from shelling, and reported significant damage at the plant.

On November 23, it became known that the Zaporizhzhya NPP was again disconnected from external power supply and is operating at the expense of its emergency diesel generators.