An exhibition about the different type of energies is presented in the Park of the nuclear power plant.
Professions related to the plant are explained to visitors.
Finally, the operation of a nuclear power plant is described through models and softwares.
On booking (tel: +33 (0)5-49-83-41-33), it is possible to visit the simulator, an exact replica of the control room.
An hour allow you to learn a lot about energies, about how a nuclear plant works and what are its related jobs. Disclaimer : The management team of the destination has the possibility to change the opening days and hours without prior communication.
With a power rating 2900MW (1450MW each of the two reactors) the nuclear power plant Civaux produced 21.22 billion kWh in 2008, which represented approximately 4.4% of electricity production from nuclear power in France and which exceeded half the electricity consumption of the region of the Poitou-Charentes.
The plant has seen its construction started in 1988 and has been commissioned on December the 24th, 1997.