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New Finnish reactor at full power
The Unit 3 EPR at Finland’s Olkiluoto nuclear power plant has reached its full capacity of approximately 1,600 MWe for the first time, plant owner and operator Teollisuuden Voima Oyj has announced. Olkiluoto-3 is now the most powerful reactor in Europe and the third most powerful globally, according to TVO. (Currently, the world champions in that department are China’s 1,660-MWe Taishan-1 and -2, also EPRs.)
Caleb Massey (Virginia Commonwealth Univ), David Hoelzer, Richard Lowden, Kurt Terrani (ORNL), Steven Zinkle (Univ of Tennessee, Knoxville)
Transactions | Volume 115 | Number 1 | November 2016 | Pages 467-468