Kakrapar-2, India

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorIndian Department of Atomic Energy (DEA)
OwnerNuclear Power Corporation Of India Ltd.
ModelHorizontal Pressure Tube type
OperatorNuclear Power Corporation Of India Ltd.
Capacity Net202 MWe
Capacity Gross220 MWe
Capacity Thermal801 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 April 1985
Criticality8 January 1995
Grid Connection4 March 1995
Commercial Operation1 September 1995
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life22.16 TWh
Capacity Factor Life72.5 %
 

Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd's Kakrapur nuclear power plant in Gujarat state, India. [Image: NPCIL]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1995195825.53540179.385.8
19961951326.81766377.587.2
19971951093.4561396470.1
19981951291.62693275.679.1
19991951512.28795588.590.8
20001951489.8576978787.6
20011951685.44850098.797
20022021597.13794090.390.6
20032021613.17851591.297.2
20042021142.04765864.487.2
20052021255.04797970.991.1
2006202865.76647348.973.9
20072021011.68844757.296.4
2008202938.12859652.997.9
2009202780.39750644.185.7
2010202751.12753042.486
20112021641.96856892.897.8
20122021517.71763985.587
201300000
Total:22339.1

Source: Operating details - IAEA PRIS
Note: "0" signifies a zero value, or no data available. Data from 1972 or later. 

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