Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Question # 23

The V.I. Lenin Nuclear Power Station as it was known during the Soviet times, consisted of four reactors of type RBMK-1000, each capable of producing 1000 megawatts of electric power (3.2 GW of thermal power).
Construction of the plant and the city of Pripyat to house workers and their families began in 1970, with reactor no. 1 commissioned in 1977. It was the third nuclear power station in the USSR of RBMK type (after Leningrad and Kursk),
The completion of the first reactor in 1977 was followed by reactor no. 2 (1978), no. 3 (1981), and no. 4 (1983). Two more reactors, nos. 5 and 6, capable of producing 1000 MW each

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Question by Rohit Singh

4 comments:

  1. chernobyl yeah

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  2. what he said *(arrow that points up)*

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  3. yo methinks the same

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