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Unit 4 Greifswald nuclear power plant


Decommissioning of Unit 4 Greifswald nuclear power plant (KGR 4) in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is being carried out by EWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH. Commercial operation began in 1979. The plant was shut down on 1 September 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 constructionOctober 1972
First criticality22 July 1979
First grid synchronisation3 August 1979
Start of commercial operation30 October 1979
Shutdown date1 June 1990

Technical data

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


AuthorityMinistry of the Interior and Europe of Mecklenberg-Western Pommerania
Department II 2 Arsenal am Pfaffenteich
Alexandrinenstrasse 1
19055 Schwerin