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Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant

Chornobyl Plant Operating History

Scope of DOE Activities

Accomplishments

Chornobyl Initiatives (safety project info, photos, reports, etc.)

Plant Manager: Vitaliy Tolstonogov
Chief Engineer: Borys Goncharov
Utility: Energoatom
Telephone No.: 380-4493-4-3350 or 380-44-224-11-66
Fax: 380-44-79-25670


Reactor Model Net Output Initial Criticality Commercial Start Current Status
Unit 1 RBMK -1000 925 MWe 8/1977 5/1978 Shut Down 1996
Unit 2 RBMK -1000 950 MWe 5/1979 -- Permanently shut down, 8/1991
Unit 3 RBMK -1000 925 MWe 6/1981 6/1982 Shut Down 2000
Unit 4 RBMK -1000 950 MWe 4/1984 -- Permanently shut down, 4/1986
Chornobyl Units 1 through 4
Light-Water-Cooled, Graphite-Moderated Reactor (LGR)
Utility: Energoatom
Reactor Supplier: Mintyazhmash
Steam Generator Supplier: Kharkovsky Turbinny Zavod
Architecture: Atomenergoproject
Construction: Ministry of Power Stations


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