Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant

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Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant
Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant.JPG
CountryRussia
LocationBilibino, Chukotka
Coordinates68°3′1″N 166°32′19″E / 68.05028°N 166.53861°E / 68.05028; 166.53861Coordinates: 68°3′1″N 166°32′19″E / 68.05028°N 166.53861°E / 68.05028; 166.53861
StatusOperational
Commission date1974
Operator(s)Rosenergoatom
Nuclear power station
Reactor typeEGP-6
Power generation
Units operational3 x 12 MW
Units decommissioned1 x 12 MW[1]
Nameplate capacity36 MW
Capacity factor39.2%
Annual net output164.8 GW·h
External links
Websitebilnpp.rosenergoatom.ru
CommonsRelated media on Commons

The Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant (Russian: Билибинская АЭС [About this soundpronunciation ]) is a power plant in Bilibino, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia. The plant is equipped with four EGP-6 reactors.[2] The plant is the smallest and the northernmost operating nuclear power plant in the world.[3] Plans to begin a shutdown procedure of the plant in 2019 have been announced,[4] and it will be replaced by the floating nuclear power station Akademik Lomonosov.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PRIS - Reactor Details". pris.iaea.org. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Russia: Bilibino". NTI. Archived from the original on 11 May 2009. Retrieved 5 September 2009.
  3. ^ Nuttall, Mark. Encyclopedia of the Arctic. Routledge. p. 241. ISBN 1-57958-436-5.
  4. ^ Билибинская АЭС на Чукотке будет остановлена в 2019 году
  5. ^ "Work starts on on-shore infrastructure for Russian floating plant". World Nuclear News. 7 October 2016. Retrieved 12 October 2016.

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