Whilst there has been no power generated in any of the Chernobyl nuclear reactors since 2000, and now the only generation is by a small solar farm, the facility is still an important hub for the Ukrainian electricity grid. This distribution room is still manned and active 24 hours a day.
Since you’re here…
Contamination Zone is a group of people who are united by our love for the Chernobyl Zone. We are a non-profit organisation and every year we raise thousands of euros for good causes in the Chernobyl Zone, such as firefighting equipment, monument restoration, animal welfare and more.
If you are planning or thinking about a trip to the zone, please check out our trips, or our Frequently Asked Questions. If you still have unanswered questions, contact us below!