Kernkraftwerk Brokdorf - Brokdorf, S.-H., Deutschland
N 53° 50.895 E 009° 20.613
32U E 522601 N 5966692
Quick Description: Noch in Betrieb befindliches Kernkraftwerk Brokdorf an der Unterelbe
Location: Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Date Posted: 7/10/2018 11:46:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMYQBV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
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Long Description:
Brokdorf Nuclear Power Plant (German: Kernkraftwerk Brokdorf, or KBR) is close to the municipality of Brokdorf in Steinburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It started in October 1986 by a first-of-its-kind joint venture between PreussenElektra AG and Hamburgische Elektrizitäts-Werke AG. During the construction phase in the 1970s and 1980s there were violent protests against nuclear power at the location.
Vattenfall Europe Nuclear Energy GmbH owns 20% and PreussenElektra GmbH owns 80% of the plant.
The plant is a pressurized water reactor with uranium dioxide fuel elements, which are used in degrees of enrichment of 1.9%, 2.5% and 3.5%. It also uses MOX fuel. There are 193 fuel assemblies In the reactor, with a total heavy-metal weight of 103 tons. The power station has a thermal output of 3765 MW, as well as an electrical output of 1440 MW. It belongs to the 3rd PWR generation in Germany. With a net generation of just under 12 billion a kWh, it was the worldwide leader in 2005.

The decommissioning of the plant is planned for 2021.

Best view of the dike crown at the listing coordinates. The power plant can also be seen from far away, for example from the feeder of the Glückstadt ferry (N 53 47.834 E 009 24.266).
Operational: Yes

Year Built: 12/22/1986

Web Address: [Web Link]

Visitor Center: Not listed

Year Retired: Not listed

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