Garigliano Nuclear Power Plant

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Garigliano Nuclear Power Plant
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Garigliano Nuclear Power Plant in 1963
CountryItaly
Coordinates41°15′31″N 13°50′06″E / 41.25849°N 13.83492°E / 41.25849; 13.83492Coordinates: 41°15′31″N 13°50′06″E / 41.25849°N 13.83492°E / 41.25849; 13.83492
StatusBeing decommissioned
Commission dateJanuary 1, 1964
Decommission dateMarch 1, 1982
Nuclear power station
Reactor typeBWR
Power generation
Units decommissioned1 × 150 MW
Nameplate capacity150 MW

Garigliano Nuclear Power Plant was a nuclear power plant located at Sessa Aurunca (Campania), in southern Italy. It was named after the river Garigliano.

Consisting of one 150MWe BWR from General Electric, it operated from 1964 until 1982. First criticality was on 5 June 1963, with grid connection 1 January 1964 and full commercial operation from 1 June in that year. Final shutdown was 1 March 1982.

Garigliano was in 1964 the fourth BWR ever worldwide commercial operated, and had the second highest MW-capacity after Dresden Nuclear Power Plant unit 1.

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