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Nuclear power plants in Germany - Reportable events since commissioning

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Nuclear Power Plant (NPP)
in operation
Type Capacity
(gross MWe)
Year of commissioning (Initial criticality) Year of final shut-down Number of reportable events since commissioning1)
GKN-2 Neckarwestheim NPP Unit 2 PWR 1400 1988   99
KBR Brokdorf NPP
PWR 1480 1986   232
KKE Emsland NPP PWR 1406 1988   139
KKG Grafenrheinfeld NPP
PWR 1345 1981   234
KKI-2 Isar NPP Unit 2 PWR 1485 1988   85
KKP-2 Philippsburg NPP Unit 2 PWR 1468 1984   241
KRB-II-B Gundremmingen NPP Unit B BWR 1344 1984   117 + 72)
KRB-II-C Gundremmingen NPP Unit C BWR 1344 1984   105
KWG Grohnde NPP
PWR 1430 1984   243

Nuclear Power Plant (NPP)
finally shut down
Type Capacity
(gross MWe)
Year of commissioning
(Initial criticality)
Year of final shut-down Number of reportable events since commissioning1)
AVR Jülich Experimental NPP
HTR 15 1966 1988 80
GKN-1 Neckarwestheim NPP Unit 1 PWR 840 1976 2011 443
KKB Brunsbüttel NPP
BWR 806 1976 2011 476
KKI-1 Isar NPP Unit 1 BWR 912 1977 2011 287
KKK Krümmel NPP
BWR 1402 1983 2011 338
KKP-1 Philippsburg NPP Unit 1 BWR 926 1979 2011 363
KKR Rheinsberg NPP
PWR 70 1966 1990 373)
KKS Stade NPP
PWR 672 1972 2003 317
KKU Unterweser NPP PWR 1410 1978 2011 351
KMK Mülheim-Kärlich NPP
PWR 1302 1986 2001 4) 184
KNK-II Karlsruhe Sodium-Cooled Reactor FBR 21 1977 1991 131
KRB-A Gundremmingen NPP Unit A BWR 250 1966 1977 26
KGR-1-5 Greifswald NPP Unit 1 to 5
PWR 440 each
1973 until 1989 1990 89 3)
KWB-A Biblis NPP Unit A PWR 1225 1974 2011 439 + 42)
KWB-B Biblis NPP Unit B PWR 1300 1976 2011 445
KWL Lingen NPP
BWR 268 1968 1977 31
KWO Obrigheim NPP
PWR 357 1968 2005 267
KWW Würgassen NPP
BWR 670 1971 1994 279
MZFR Karlsruhe Multi-Purpose Research Reactor
PWR 57 1965 1984 46
THTR-300 Hamm-Uentrop Gas-cooled High-temperature Pebble Bed Reactor
HTR 308 1983 1988 125

1) as of 31 December 2014
2) Reportable events at systems common to the dual-unit plant
3) Reportable events since 3 October 1990
4) already shut down since 1988 due to court order

  Abbreviations:

BWR Boiling Water Reactor
HTR High-temperature Gas-cooled Reactor
FBR Sodium-cooled Fast Breeder Reactor
NPP
Nuclear Power Plant
PWR Pressurised Water Reactor

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