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Unit 4 Greifswald nuclear power plant


Decommissioning of Unit 4 Greifswald nuclear power plant (KGR 4) in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 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

Site Rubenow
Federal state Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Type (construction line) Pressurised water reactor (WWER-440/213)
Current operator EWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH
Operator prior to decommissioning VE Kombinat Kernkraftwerke "Bruno Leuschner"
Manufacturer VEB Kombinat Kraftwerksanlagenbau
Owner EWN 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


Authority Ministry of the Interior and Europe of Mecklenberg-Vorpommern
Department II 2 Arsenal am Pfaffenteich
Alexandrinenstrasse 1
19055 Schwerin