Embalse, Argentina

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerNucleoelectrica Argentina S.A.
ModelCANDU 6
OperatorNucleoelectrica Argentina S.A.
Capacity Net600 MWe
Capacity Gross648 MWe
Capacity Thermal2015 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 April 1974
Criticality13 March 1983
Grid Connection25 April 1983
Commercial Operation20 January 1984
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life128.17 TWh
Capacity Factor Life83.2 %
 

The Embalse nuclear power plant in Argentina. [Image: CNEA]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1983600815.4209800
19846002527.07635544.370.6
19856003778.57817071.993.3
19866003061.67584758.266.8
19876004577.05795187.190.8
19886004560.58779886.588.8
19896004658.98780488.689.1
19906005000.74840495.195.9
19916004498.81785585.689.7
19926004353.98744082.684.7
19936004773.27795690.890.8
19946005157.89857598.197.9
19956003897.91654174.274.7
19966004891.97817692.893.1
19976004737.03782190.189.3
19986004555.43762986.787.1
19995985201.79870099.399.3
20006434064.4868377277.8
20016005128.11856497.697.8
20026004385.52740183.484.5
20036005004.14836795.295.5
20046004589.57770487.187.7
20056004372.48734183.283.8
20066005052.1845596.196.5
20076004003.72677176.277.3
20086004368.61738282.984
20096005192.43870598.899.4
20106003908.69670174.476.5
20116003559.35740567.784.5
20126003425.5372146582.1
201300000
Total:128102.87

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

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