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20/12/1951 Nuclear power plant

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Nuclear Pioneers: EBR-I

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Experimental Breeder Reactor 1 (EBR 1)

Research nuclear power plant called Experimental Breeder Reactor I (EBR-I) started to operate in Arco, Idaho. The next day it generated enough electricity to support its own building. It was not connected to the public grid and did not support households. The first nuclear power plant to do so was in Obninsk, Russia.
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