Nuclear Power Plant Lingen/Ems (Germany), boiling water reactor with fossil superheater with an electric gross output of 240 MW (82 MW of which from the fossil superheater). Nuclear commissioning on 31st January 1968; final shutdown on 5th January 1977; cumulative power generation: 11 TWh. Decommissioning was approved on 21st November 1985. Since the 30th March 1988 the plant is in the “safestore” condition which, according to the approval, continues for 25 years.

In 2011, RWE Power applied for dismantling with the planned start of 2013. The total mass to be disposed of by the nuclear power plant is estimated at 59,000 tonnes.

On December 22nd, 2015, the Lower Saxony Ministry of the Environment, issued RWE a first partial permit for the dismantling, which is expected to last twenty years.