Summary

Krümmel nuclear power plant (KKK) in Schleswig-Holstein is operated by Kernkraftwerk Krümmel GmbH & Co. oHG. Commercial operation began in 1984. Authorisation for power operation in accordance with the German Atomic Energy Act (AtG) expired on 6 August 2011.

Details

General information

SiteGeesthacht (Krümmel direct)
Federal stateSchleswig-Holstein
Type (construction line)Boiling water reactor (construction line 69)
Current operatorKernkraftwerk Krümmel GmbH & Co. oHG
ManufacturerKWU
OwnerVattenfall Europe Nuclear Energy GmbH, E.ON Kernkraft GmbH

Operational data

Application date14 July 1971 (1 September 1972 pursuant 1st Federal Law)
Start of construction5 April 1974
First criticality14 September 1983
First grid synchronisation28 September 1983
Start of commercial operation28 March 1984
Expiry of authorisation for power operation in accordance with the German Atomic Energy Act (AtG)6 August 2011

Technical data

Thermal reactor power3,690 MW
Gross electric capacity1,402 MW
Net electric capacity1,346 MW
Number of reactor coolant pumps10 axial recirculation pumps
Number of control elements205
Type of cooling systemRiver water cooling

Documentation

Information on operationhttp://www.schleswig-holstein.de/DE/Themen/R/reaktorsicherheit.html
Reportable eventshttp://www.schleswig-holstein.de/DE/Landesregierung/V/Presse/Pressemitteilungen/pressemitteilungen_node.html
Current remote monitoring datahttp://www.kfue-sh.de/
AuthorityMinistry of Energy, Agriculture, the Environment, Nature and Digitalization