Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant

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Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant
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Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant is located in Russia
Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant
Location of Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant
Country Russia
Location Bilibino, Chukotka
Coordinates 68°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
Status Operational
Commission date 1974
Operator(s) Rosenergoatom
Nuclear power station
Reactor type EGP-6
Power generation
Units operational 4 x 12 MW
Nameplate capacity 48 MW
Capacity factor 39.2%
Annual net output 164.8 GW·h
Website
bilnpp.rosenergoatom.ru

The Bilibino Nuclear Power Plant (Russian: Билибинская АЭС [About this sound pronunciation ]) is a power plant in Bilibino, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia. The plant is equipped with four EGP-6 reactors.[1] The plant is the smallest and the northernmost operating nuclear power plant in the world.[2] Plans to begin a shutdown procedure of the plant in 2019 have been announced,[3] and it will be replaced by the floating nuclear power station Akademik Lomonosov.[4]

References[edit]

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

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