Caorso Nuclear Power Plant
|Caorso Nuclear Power Plant|
Outside view of the plant, 2005
|Commission date||January 1, 1970|
|Nuclear power station|
|Units decommissioned||1 × 860 MW|
|Nameplate capacity||860 MW|
Caorso Nuclear Power Plant was a nuclear power plant at Caorso in Italy. It featured a single Boiling Water Reactor, a BWR 4 with a Mark II-Containment from General Electric, with an electrical net output of 860 MW, used low-enriched uranium as fuel, was moderated and cooled by normal light water.
It operated from 1981 until 1990, when it was closed following the referendum of November 1987. It was by far the most modern and in terms of capacity biggest nuclear power plant to go online in Italy.
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