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Unit 5 Greifswald nuclear power plant


Decommissioning of Unit 5 Greifswald nuclear power plant (KGR 5) in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania is being carried out by EWN Entsorgungswerk für Nuklearanlagen GmbH. Trial operation began in April 1980. The plant was shut down on 29 November 1989.


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 date4 March 1977
Start of constructionJuly 1977
First criticality26 March 1989
First grid synchronisation24 April 1989
Shutdown date29 November 1989

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