August 27, 1956 — The nuclear power station at Calder Hall in the United Kingdom was connected to the national power grid becoming the world’s first commercial nuclear power station to generate electricity on an industrial scale.

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  1. August 27, 2018 at 12:10 PM

    Nuclear power is great!, they should build the reactors smaller though. Like the size of a Navy ship could power any city.

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