List of boiling water reactors

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This is a list of operational and decommissioned nuclear reactors of the Boiling Water Reactor type, commonly used for generating electrical power in nuclear power plants.

Commercial Boiling Water Reactors
NPP RX# Nation City State Status MWth MWe Gen NSSS Ver. Cont. Ver. Year Licensed Year Lic Expires License Renewals Notes
Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant 1 US Decatur AL Operating 3458 1065 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 2033 1
Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant 2 US Decatur AL Operating 3458 1118 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 2034 1
Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant 3 US Decatur AL Operating 3458 1114 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1976 2036 1
Brunswick Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Southport NC Operating 2923 938 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1976 2036 1
Brunswick Nuclear Generating Station 2 US Southport NC Operating 2923 900 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 2034 1
Clinton Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Clinton IL Operating 3473 1043 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1987 2026 0
Columbia Nuclear Generating Station 2 US Richland WA Operating 3486 1131 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1984 2023 0
Cooper Nuclear Station 1 US Brownville NE Operating 2419 760 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 2034[1] 1
Dresden Nuclear Power Plant 2 US Morris IL Operating 2957 867 GEN2 BWR/3 MK-1 1971 2029 1
Dresden Nuclear Power Plant 3 US Morris IL Operating 2957 867 GEN2 BWR/3 MK-1 1971 2031 1
Duane Arnold Energy Center 1 US Cedar Rapids IA Operating 1912 581 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 2034 1
Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Baxley GA Operating 2804 876 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 2034 1
Edwin I. Hatch Nuclear Generating Station 2 US Baxley GA Operating 2804 883 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1978 2038 1
Enrico Fermi Nuclear Generating Station 2 US Newport MI Operating 3430 1122 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1985 2025 0
Grand Gulf Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Port Gibson MS Operating 4408 1509 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1984 2024 0 The world's largest BWR.
Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Hancocks Bridge NJ Operating 3840 1061 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1986 2026 0
James A. Fitzpatrick Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Oswego NY Operating 2536 852 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 2014 0
LaSalle County Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Ottawa IL Operating 3489 1118 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1982 2022 0
LaSalle County Nuclear Generating Station 2 US Ottawa IL Operating 3489 1120 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1983 2023 0
Limerick Nuclear Power Plant 1 US Philadelphia PA Operating 3458 1134 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-2 1985 2024 0
Limerick Nuclear Power Plant 2 US Philadelphia PA Operating 3458 1134 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-2 1989 2029 0
Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant 1 US Monticello MN Operating 1775 572 GEN2 BWR/3 MK-1 1971 2030 1
Nine Mile Point Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Oswego NY Operating 1850 621 GEN2 BWR/2 MK-1 1974 2029 1
Nine Mile Point Nuclear Generating Station 2 US Oswego NY Operating 3467 1135 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1987 2046 1
Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Forked River[2] NJ Operating 1930 619 GEN2 BWR/2 MK-1 1969 2029 1
Peach Bottom Nuclear Generating Station 2 US Lancaster PA Operating 3514 1112 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1973 2033 1
Peach Bottom Nuclear Generating Station 3 US Lancaster PA Operating 3514 1112 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 2034 1
Perry Nuclear Generating Station 1 US North Perry OH Operating 3758 1231 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1986 2026 0
Pilgrim Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Plymouth MA Operating 2028 685 GEN2 BWR/3 MK-1 1972 2032 0
Quad Cities Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Moline IL Operating 2957 867 GEN2 BWR/3 MK-1 1972 2032 1
Quad Cities Nuclear Generating Station 2 US Moline IL Operating 2957 867 GEN2 BWR/3 MK-1 1972 2032 1
River Bend Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Baton Rouge LA Operating 3091 967 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1985 2025 0
Susquehanna Steam Electric Station 1 US Berwick PA Operating 3952 1300 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-2 1982 2042 1
Susquehanna Steam Electric Station 2 US Berwick PA Operating 3952 1140 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-2 1984 2044 1
Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant 1 US Brattleboro VT Operating 1912 620 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1972 2032 1 Scheduled Shutdown by the end of 2014.
Big Rock Point 1 US Charleviox Michigan Dismantled 240 ND GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1964 1997 N/A End of economical operation.
Dresden Nuclear Power Plant 1 US Morris IL Stored 700 210 GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1959 1978 N/A End of economical operation.
Elk River Station 1 US Elk River MN Stored 58 ND GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1962 1968 N/A Demonstration plant.
Humboldt Bay 3 US Eureka CA Dismantled 200 ND GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1962 1976 N/A End of economical operation.
La Crosse Boiling Water Reactor 1 US Genoa WI Stored 165 ND GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1967 1987 N/A End of economical operation.
Millstone Nuclear Power Plant 1 US Waterford CT Stored 2011 ND GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1986 1998 N/A Technical issues.
Pathfinder Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Sioux Falls SD Dismantled 190 ND GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1964 1967 N/A Demonstration plant.
Shoreham Nuclear Generating Station 1 US Wading River NY Dismantled 2436 ND GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1989 1989 N/A Completed but successfully opposed by anti-nuclear movement before entering commercial operation.
Vallecitos Nuclear Center 1 US Sunol CA Stored 50 ND GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1957 1963 N/A Demonstration plant.
GE BONUS 1 PR Rincón Puerto Rico Stored 50 ND GEN1 VARIANT PREMOD 1964 1968 N/A Demonstration plant.
Tokai Nuclear Power Plant 2 JP Tokai Ibaraki Prefecture Operating ? 1100 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1978 N/A N/A
Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Power Plant 1 JP Okuma Fukushima Prefecture Damaged 1380[3] 460 GEN2 BWR/3[4] MK-1 1971 N/A N/A Scheduled Shutdown 26 Mar 2011;[5] Damaged during Fukushima I nuclear accidents
Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Power Plant 2 JP Okuma Fukushima Prefecture Damaged[6] 2381 784 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 N/A N/A Scheduled Shutdown 18 Jul 2014;[5] Damaged during Fukushima I nuclear accidents
Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Power Plant 3 JP Okuma Fukushima Prefecture Damaged[6] 2381 784 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1976 N/A N/A Scheduled Shutdown 26 Mar 2016;[5] Damaged during Fukushima I nuclear accidents
Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Power Plant 4 JP Okuma Fukushima Prefecture Damaged[7] 2381 784 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1978 N/A N/A Scheduled Shutdown 12 Oct 2018[5]
Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Power Plant 5 JP Okuma Fukushima Prefecture Maintenance 2381 784 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1978 N/A N/A Scheduled Shutdown 18 Apr 2018[5]
Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Power Plant 6 JP Okuma Fukushima Prefecture Maintenance 3293 1100 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1979 N/A N/A Scheduled Shutdown 24 Oct 2019[5]
Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Power Plant 7 JP Okuma Fukushima Prefecture Canceled N/A 1380 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2013 N/A N/A ABWR. Canceled before construction began as a result of the Fukushima I nuclear accidents.
Fukushima I (Daiichi) Nuclear Power Plant 8 JP Okuma Fukushima Prefecture Canceled N/A 1380 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2014 N/A N/A ABWR. Canceled before construction began as a result of the Fukushima I nuclear accidents.
Fukushima II (Daini) Nuclear Power Plant 1 JP Naraha & Tomioka Fukushima Prefecture Operating 3293 1100 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1982 N/A N/A
Fukushima II (Daini) Nuclear Power Plant 2 JP Naraha & Tomioka Fukushima Prefecture Operating 3293 1100 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1984 N/A N/A
Fukushima II (Daini) Nuclear Power Plant 3 JP Naraha & Tomioka Fukushima Prefecture Operating 3293 1100 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1985 N/A N/A
Fukushima II (Daini) Nuclear Power Plant 4 JP Naraha & Tomioka Fukushima Prefecture Operating 3293 1100 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1987 N/A N/A
Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant 1 JP Omaezaki Shizuoka Prefecture Operating ? 540 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 N/A N/A
Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant 2 JP Omaezaki Shizuoka Prefecture Operating ? 840 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1978 N/A N/A
Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant 3 JP Omaezaki Shizuoka Prefecture Operating ? 1100 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1987 N/A N/A
Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant 4 JP Omaezaki Shizuoka Prefecture Operating ? 1137 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1993 N/A N/A
Hamaoka Nuclear Power Plant 5 JP Omaezaki Shizuoka Prefecture Operating ? 1380 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2004 N/A N/A ABWR.
Higashidōri Nuclear Power Plant, A 1 JP Higashidōri Aomori Prefecture Operating ? 1100 GEN3 TOSHIBA TOSHIBA 2005 N/A N/A Toshiba BWR variant.
Higashidōri Nuclear Power Plant, A 2 JP Higashidōri Aomori Prefecture Under Construction ? 1385 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2010 N/A N/A ABWR.
Higashidōri Nuclear Power Plant, B 1 JP Higashidōri Aomori Prefecture Under Construction ? 1385 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2008 N/A N/A ABWR.
Higashidōri Nuclear Power Plant, B 2 JP Higashidōri Aomori Prefecture Under Construction ? 1385 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2011 N/A N/A ABWR.
Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant 1 JP Onagawa Miyagi Prefecture Operating ? 524 GEN2 TOSHIBA TOSHIBA 1984 N/A N/A Toshiba BWR variant.
Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant 2 JP Onagawa Miyagi Prefecture Operating ? 825 GEN2+ TOSHIBA TOSHIBA 1995 N/A N/A Toshiba BWR variant.
Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant 3 JP Onagawa Miyagi Prefecture Operating ? 825 GEN3 TOSHIBA TOSHIBA 2002 N/A N/A Toshiba BWR variant.
Shika Nuclear Power Plant 1 JP Shika Ishikawa Prefecture Operating 1593 540 GEN2+ MITSU MITSU 1993 N/A N/A Mitsubishi BWR variant.
Shika Nuclear Power Plant 2 JP Shika Ishikawa Prefecture Operating 3926 1358 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2006 N/A N/A ABWR.
Shimane Nuclear Power Plant 1 JP Matsue Shimane Prefecture Operating ? 460 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1974 N/A N/A
Shimane Nuclear Power Plant 2 JP Matsue Shimane Prefecture Operating ? 820 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1989 N/A N/A
Shimane Nuclear Power Plant 3 JP Matsue Shimane Prefecture Under Construction ? 1373 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2011 N/A N/A ABWR.
Tsuruga Nuclear Power Plant 1 JP Tsuruga Fukui Prefecture Operating ? 357 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1970 N/A N/A
Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant 1 FI Eurajoki Western Finland Operating 2500 860 GEN2 ABB BWR 75 1979 N/A N/A First Asea Brown Boveri BWR 75.
Olkiluoto Nuclear Power Plant 2 FI Eurajoki Western Finland Operating 2500 860 GEN2 ABB BWR 75 1982 N/A N/A
Gundremmingen Nuclear Power Plant A DE Gundremmingen Bavaria Decommissioned ? 250 GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1962 N/A N/A End of economical operation.
Gundremmingen Nuclear Power Plant B DE Gundremmingen Bavaria Operating ? 1344 GEN2 Typ 72 Typ 72 1984 2016 N/A
Gundremmingen Nuclear Power Plant C DE Gundremmingen Bavaria Operating ? 1344 GEN2 Typ 72 Typ 72 1984 2017 N/A
Isar Nuclear Power Plant 1 DE Landshut Bavaria Operating 2575 912 GEN2 Typ 69 Typ 69 1979 2011 N/A
Krümmel Nuclear Power Plant 1 DE Krümmel Schleswig-Holstein Operating 3690 1402 GEN2 Typ 69 Typ 69 1984 2016 N/A
Lingen Nuclear Power Plant 1 DE Lingen Lower Saxony Decommissioned ? 268 GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1968 1979 N/A End of economic operation.
Philippsburg Nuclear Power Plant 1 DE Philippsburg Baden-Wuerttemberg Operating 2575 890 GEN2 Typ 69 Typ 69 1979 2011 N/A
Würgassen Nuclear Power Plant 1 DE Würgassen North Rhine-Westphalia Decommissioned ? 670 GEN2 Typ 69 Typ 69 1971 1994 N/A Technical difficulties.
Tarapur Atomic Power Station 1 IN Tarapur Maharashtra Operating 670 160 GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1969 2021 1 Overhaul 2006, next modernization 2021.
Tarapur Atomic Power Station 2 IN Tarapur Maharashtra Operating 670 160 GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1969 2021 1 Overhaul 2006, next modernization 2021.
Garigliano Nuclear Power Plant 1 IT Garigliano Campania Decommissioned 506 150 GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1963 1982 N/A End of economical operation.
Caorso Nuclear Power Plant 1 IT Caorso Emilia Romagna Decommissioned 2651 882 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-2 1978 1990 N/A Shutdown following anti-nuclear machinations.
Dodewaard Nuclear Power Plant 1 NL Neder-Betuwe Gelderland Decommissioned 183 58 GEN1 BWR/1 PREMOD 1969 1997 N/A End of economical operation.
Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant 1 MX Alto Lucero Veracruz Operating 2027 682.5 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1989 N/A N/A
Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant 2 MX Alto Lucero Veracruz Operating 2027 682.5 GEN2 BWR/5 MK-2 1994 N/A N/A
Cofrentes Nuclear Power Plant 1 ES Cofrentes Valencia Operating 3237 1096 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1984 2034 0
Santa María de Garoña Nuclear Power Plant 1 ES Santa María de Garoña Burgos Operating 1381 466 GEN2 BWR/3 MK-1 1971 2013 1 Licence extended in 2009 by four years.
Barsebäck Nuclear Power Plant 1 SE Barsebäck Skane Lan Decommissioned 1800 600 GEN2 ABB BWR 1975 1999 N/A Decommissioned due to political decisions.
Barsebäck Nuclear Power Plant 1 SE Barsebäck Skane Lan Decommissioned 1800 600 GEN2 ABB BWR 1975 2005 N/A Decommissioned due to political decisions.
Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant 1 SE Forsmark Uppland Operating 2928 1010 GEN2 ABB BWR 69 1980 N/A N/A
Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant 2 SE Forsmark Uppland Operating 2928 1010 GEN2 ABB BWR 69 1981 N/A N/A
Forsmark Nuclear Power Plant 3 SE Forsmark Uppland Operating 3300 1190 GEN2 ABB BWR 75 1985 N/A N/A
Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant 1 SE Oskarshamn Kalmar Län Operating 1375 494 GEN2 ABB BWR 1972 N/A N/A
Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant 2 SE Oskarshamn Kalmar Län Operating 1800 661 GEN2 ABB BWR 1975 N/A N/A
Oskarshamn Nuclear Power Plant 3 SE Oskarshamn Kalmar Län Operating 3900 1450 GEN2 ABB BWR 75 1985 N/A N/A
Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant 1 SE Varberg Halland Operating 2500 830 GEN2 ABB BWR 1976 N/A N/A
Leibstadt Nuclear Power Plant 1 CH Leibstadt Canton of Aargau Operating ? 1220 GEN2 BWR/6 MK-3 1984 PERM N/A In nuclear power referendum of 2005, 68% of Swiss voters were in favor of continued operation at plant.
Mühleberg Nuclear Power Plant 1 CH Mühleberg Canton of Berne Operating ? 385 GEN2 BWR/4 MK-1 1972 2013 4 Popular support for plant demonstrated by canton referendum for relicencing, 64% of voters in favor in 2000, reduced to 51.2% in 2011. Second LWR for site was in planning process, following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster the permit application was suspended indefinitely.
Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant 1 CN Gongliao Township Taibei County Under Construction 3926 1350 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2011 2071 N/A
Lungmen Nuclear Power Plant 2 CN Gongliao Township Taibei County Under Construction 3926 1350 GEN3 ABWR ABWR 2012 2072 N/A

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References[edit]

  1. ^ NRC: Cooper Nuclear Station
  2. ^ Exeloncorp.com
  3. ^ http://www.jaif.or.jp/english/news_images/pdf/ENGNEWS01_1300368041P.pdf
  4. ^ "REACTORS IN OPERATION, 31 DEC. 2009". Retrieved 2011-03-12. 
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  6. ^ a b "Struggle to stabilise Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant". BBC News. 2011-03-13. 
  7. ^ "Nuke dangers nowhere near resolved: Kan's crisis adviser". Japan Times. 2012-02-08.