Gundremmingen (Germany)

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3 BWR units
unit-A: 240 MW closed since 1980
unit-B/C: 1240 MW constructed by KWU in operation since 1984

Facilities in Gundremmingen

plantreactor typconstruction startoperation startshut down
Gundremmingen-ABWR196219661980
Gundremmingen-BBWR19761984
Gundremmingen-CBWR19761984
2004-12-31

In 2004 in Gundremmingen-B six events rated INES 0 occured according to the BfS annual report.

2004-12-31

In 2004 in Gundremmingen-C six events rated INES 0 occured according to the BfS annual report.

2003-12-31

In 2003 in Gundremmingen-B five and in Gundremmingen-C seven events rated INES 0 occured according to the BfS annual report.

2002-08-08

Since March 2002 block B runs with the socalled ERU fuel elements, which are made of highly enriched uranium waste from Russian warships. (see also Neckarwestheim)

1990-09-09

Refueling accident: fuel assembly host mistakenly grabbed fuel assembly which was in stripping machine. The assembly incorrectly mounted fell onto the floor of the spent fuel pool (no damage).

1989-06-03

Safety and reflief valve failed open during testing. Manually closed.

1988-08-08

Safety valve did not close properly.