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Rheinsberg nuclear power plant


Rheinsberg nuclear power plant in Brandenburg is operated by EWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH. Commercial operation began in 1966. The plant was shut down in 1990.


General information

Federal stateBrandenburg
Type (construction line)Pressurised water reactor (WWER-2)
Current operatorEWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH
Operator prior to decommissioningVE Kombinat Kernkraftwerke "Bruno Leuschner"
ManufacturerVEB Kernkraftwerksbau Berlin 
OwnerEWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH

Operational data

Start of construction7 October 1957
First criticality11 March 1966
First grid synchronisation6 May 1966
BStart of commercial operation11 October 1966
Shutdown date1 June 1990

Technical data

Net electric capacity63,5 MWe
All fuel removed from plantYes