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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.)
Qingzi Zhu (Purdue Univ), Joshua P. Schlegel (Missouri Univ Sci Tech), Xiaohong Yang (Purdue Univ), Yang Liu (Virginia Tech), John R. Buchanan (Bechtel Marine Propulsion Corp.), Mamoru Ishii (Purdue Univ)
Transactions | Volume 115 | Number 1 | November 2016 | Pages 1503-1506