Thiange, Huy, Belgium
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara
N 50° 32.096 E 005° 16.071
31U E 660711 N 5600565
Quick Description: The Tihange Nuclear Power Station is one of two nuclear energy production sites in Belgium and contains 3 nuclear power plants.
Location: Liège, Belgium
Date Posted: 2/1/2021 8:28:15 AM
Waymark Code: WM13QFV
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GeoBlank
Views: 5

Long Description:
The site is located on the bank of the Meuse river, near the village of Tihange in the Walloon province of Liège. The station is operated and majority-owned by vertically-integrated Belgian energy corporation Electrabel. EDF Luminus has a 50% stake in the oldest unit and a 10% stake in the two newest units. It employs 1074 workers and covers an area of 75 hectares (190 acres). The plant represents about 15% of Belgium's total electricity production capacity.Nuclear energy typically provides half of Belgium's domestically-generated electricity and is the country's lowest-cost source of power.
Operational: Yes

Visitor Center: No

Year Built: 1/1/1975

Web Address: [Web Link]

Year Retired: Not listed

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