Brokdorf Nuclear Power Plant (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 and Hamburgische Electricit├Ąts-Werke. During the construction phase in the 70's and 80's, there were violent protests against nuclear power at the location.

The Brokdorf Nuclear Power 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 2018.
Brokdorf Nuclear Power Plant
Country Germany
Locale Brokdorf, Steinburg
Status Operational
Construction began 1975
Commission date October 14, 1986
Owner(s) E.ON (80%)
Vattenfall Europe (20%)
Operator(s) E.ON
Constructor(s) Siemens

Reactor information
Reactors operational 1 x 1,440 MW
Reactor type(s) PWR
Reactor supplier(s) Siemens

Turbine information
Manufacturer(s) Siemens

Power generation information
Installed capacity 1,440 MW
Annual generation 11,459 GW·h
Net generation 197,402 GW·h

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