Wolsong-3, Korea RO (South)

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)/Hanjung
OwnerKorea Hydro And Nuclear Power Co.
ModelCANDU 6
OperatorKorea Hydro And Nuclear Power Co.
Capacity Net686 MWe
Capacity Gross710 MWe
Capacity Thermal2061 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction17 March 1994
Criticality19 February 1998
Grid Connection25 March 1998
Commercial Operation1 July 1998
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life83.15 TWh
Capacity Factor Life94.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19986503460.26532698.996.4
19996504696.65700882.580
20006505925.228784103.8100
20016504923.93740986.584.6
20026505043.33808388.692.3
20036505579.5381769893.3
20046505540.2981529792.8
20056505997.868760105.3100
20066825617.7682059493.7
20076815826.59823997.794
20087075761.08812992.892.5
20097075882.5482879594.6
20107075986.43843396.796.3
20117076014.37847797.196.8
20126865460.6782790.689.1
201300000
Total:81716.44

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

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