Compact sodium-cooled See 'reactor'. plant in the Research Centre Karlsruhe (Germany), fast sodium-cooled System used to initiate, maintain and control a fission chai... with an electric gross output of 21 Megawatt, million times the power unit of watt (W). 1 MW = 1.... The System used to initiate, maintain and control a fission chai... was put into operation as a thermal System used to initiate, maintain and control a fission chai... under the name KNK I. Following the In nuclear technology the conversion of a substance in a fis... to a Reactor in which the fission chain reaction is maintained ma..., it was operated under the name KNK II from 10th Oct. 1977 onwards. On 23rd Aug. 1991 it was definitely shut down. The decommissioning work commenced in 1993 and had to be completed with the “greenfield“ condition by 2013.
Then, the planned deadline moved to 2019, but the dismantling of the biological shield with a remote-controlled excavator is still under planning.