When was the chernobyl nuclear power plant built?

Answer Chernobyl was actually four reactors built at different times. According to the World Nuclear Association, the first two reactors of the Chernobyl Power Complex were completed in 1977. Final constr... Read More »

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When was the last nuclear power plant built?

From about 1977 on, the U.S. did not approve the construction of new power plants for nearly 30 years. As of 2010 however, new reactors are being built around the world, including in the U.S., Chi... Read More »

What nuclear power station was the site of the world's worst nuclear power plant accident in 1986?

The world's worst nuclear disaster occurred at the Chernobyl power plant in April 1986. The plant was located in Ukraine in the former Soviet Union. A power surge led to explosions that blew the to... Read More »

When was the first nuclear power plant commissioned?

The first nuclear power plant was commissioned on June 26, 1954, and started to produce electricity for commercial use. It was the APS-1 in Obninsk, Russia. The EBR-I in Arco, Idaho, started produc... Read More »

When did North Korea get a nuclear power plant?

North Korea built its first nuclear reactor in 1965, with help from the Soviet Union. In 1974, North Korea upgraded this research reactor to produce 8 megawatts of electricity, at which point it be... Read More »