Switzerland


Switzerland has 5 operating reactors at 4 sites. Each site is operated by a separate operating company. Locations are shown on the Switzerland map below.

Courtesy HSK

 

Courtesy NOK

NOK - Beznau

Two Westinghouse 2 Loop PWR reactors

350 MWe each

Kernkraftwerk Mühleberg

Single GE BWR reactor

355 MWe

Courtesy Poweron

Courtesy KKL

Kernkraftwerk Leibstadt

Single GE BWR reactor

990 MWe

Kernkraftwerk Gösgen

Single Kraftwerk Union PWR reactor

940 MWe

 

Courtesy KKG

 

The Leibstadt plant, a General Electric BWR, is shown below.
The Swiss Nuclear Safety Inspectorate (HSK) is the Swiss regulatory agency. They maintain French, English, and German websites. Annual reports through 2003 can be downloaded. 

The Paul Scherrer Institute, with a staff of 1200, is the largest national research institute in Switzerland. As a multidisciplinary research center for natural sciences and engineering, PSI together with universities and industry uses its large facilities to carry out basic and applied research in particle physics, life sciences, solid-state physics and material sciences, energy technology, and environmental sciences. 

 

Courtesy KKN - Leibstadt NPP

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