An information portal of the Federal government and the Länder

Unit 1 Greifswald nuclear power plant


Decommissioning of Unit 1 Greifswald nuclear power plant (KGR 1) in Mecklenburg- Western Pomerania is being carried out by EWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH. Commercial operation began in 1974. The plant was shut down on 18 December 1990.


General information

Federal stateMecklenburg-Western Pomerania
Type (construction line)Pressurised water reactor (WWER-440/213)
Current operatorEWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH
Operator prior to decommissioningVE Kombinat Kernkraftwerke "Bruno Leuschner"
ManufacturerVEB Kombinat Kraftwerksanlagenbau
OwnerEWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH

Operational data

Application date25 May 1967
Start of constructionMarch 1970
First criticality3 December 1973
First grid synchronisation16 December 1973
Start of commercial operation12 July 1974
Shutdown date18 December 1990

Technical data

Net electric capacity408 MW
All fuel removed from plantYes
Number of control elements193