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Summary

Würgassen nuclear power plant in North Rhine-Westphalia is operated by PreussenElektra GmbH, both prior to and during decommisioning. Commercial operation began in 1975. The plant was shut down in 1994.

Details

General information

SiteBeverungen an der Weser
Federal stateNorth Rhine–Westphalia
Type (construction line)Boiling water reactor
Current operatorPreussenElektra GmbH
Operator prior to decommissioningPreussen Elektra
ManufacturerAEG
OwnerPreussenElektra GmbH

Operational data

Application date19 July 1967
Start of construction19 January 1968 (1. TEG)
First criticality22 October 1971
First grid synchronisation18 December 1971
Start of commercial operation11 November 1975 (handover by manufacturer to operator)
Shutdown date26 August 1994

Technical data

Thermal reactor power1,912 MW
Gross electric capacity670 MW
Net electric capacity640 MW
All fuel removed from plantYes

Documentation

Emission of radioactive substances (annual data)BfS annual report on environmental radioactivity and radiation exposure (Umweltradioaktivität und Strahlenbelastung, in German)
Authorisation documents1st partial licence of 19 January 1968
Reportable eventssince commissioning 279; source: www.bfs.de
Decommissioning licencesNRW nuclear supervision (in German)
Date of decommissioning1997
Current remote monitoring datahttp://www.rfue.nrw.de/SBText.pdf
(in German)
Authoritywww.mweimh.nrw.de
(in German)