Caorso Nuclear Power Plant
|Caorso Nuclear Power Plant|
Outside view of the plant, 2005
Location of Caorso Nuclear Power Plant in Italy
|Status||Unit 1: Decommissioned|
|Commission date||January 1, 1970|
|Nuclear power station|
|Nameplate capacity||860 MW|
Caorso Nuclear Power Plant was a nuclear power plant at Caorso in Italy. It featured a single Boiling Water Reactor with an electrical net output of 860 MW, used low-enriched uranium as fuel, was moderated and cooled by light water.
It operated from 1978 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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