9 March 2012

Switzerland: Mühleberg Reactor Likely to Close in 2013

Switzerland, 9 March 2012 : The Swiss Federal Administrative Court has ruled that the Mühleberg nuclear power plant has to be shut down by the end of June 2013, unless the operator invests massively in additional safety features. The Court’s requests are widely seen as jeopardizing the continued operation of the over 40-year old 373 MWe Boiling Water Reactor.