Oldest nuclear reactors

North America

  1. Ginna – Wayne County, New York – 1970 (Exelon seeking to shut down plant by 2019)
  2. Point Beach – Two Rivers, Wisconsin – 1970
  3. Pickering – Pickering, Ontario – 1971 
  4. B. Robinson – Hartsville, South Carolina – 1971
  5. Palisades – Covert, Michigan – 1971
  6. Monticello – Monticello, Minnesota – 1971
  7. Pilgrim – Plymouth, Massachusetts – 1972 (scheduled to shut down by 2019)
  8. Surry – Surry County, Virginia – 1972
  9. 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. Tarapur, India – 1969
  3. Ginna, US – 1970
  4. Point Beach, US – 1970
  5. Mihama, Japan – 1970
  6. Pickering – 1971 
  7. Novovoronezh, Russia – 1971

 

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