Oldest nuclear reactors

 North America

  1. Oyster Creek – Ocean County, New Jersey – 1969 (scheduled for shutdown in 2019)
  2. Ginna – Wayne County, New York – 1970 (Exelon seeking to shut down plant by 2019)
  3. Point Beach – Two Rivers, Wisconsin – 1970
  4. Pickering – Pickering, Ontario – 1971 (Current licence expires in 2018, but OPG is seeking an extension)
  5. B. Robinson – Hartsville, South Carolina – 1971
  6. Palisades – Covert, Michigan – 1971
  7. Monticello – Monticello, Minnesota – 1971 
  8. Pilgrim – Plymouth, Massachusetts – 1972 (scheduled to shut down by 2019)
  9. Surry – Surry County, Virginia – 1972 
  10. Turkey Point – Homestead, Florida – 1972

The Pickering Nuclear Station, with eight reactors (six of which are still operating) is the 5th largest nuclear station in North America.

World

  1. Benzau, Switzerland – 1969 
  2. Oyster Creek, US – 1969 
  3. Tarapur, India – 1969
  4. Ginna, US – 1970 
  5. Point Beach, US – 1970
  6. Mihama, Japan – 1970
  7. Pickering – 1971 
  8. Novovoronezh, Russia – 1971

 

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