Tricastin-3, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelCP1
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net915 MWe
Capacity Gross955 MWe
Capacity Thermal2785 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 April 1975
Criticality29 November 1980
Grid Connection10 February 1981
Commercial Operation11 May 1981
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life191.14 TWh
Capacity Factor Life75 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19819204917.6646373.981.9
19829155067.3596663.268.1
19839156342754479.186.1
19849156682766883.187.3
19859157166851889.497.2
19869156230.4770477.788
19879155654.3681070.577.7
19889155722710671.280.9
19899155834.63718872.882
19909156457.21767180.687.6
19919154746.8594159.267.8
19929155198.98601064.768.4
19939156423.91737380.184.2
19949156496.4976418187.2
19959156494.6976758187.6
19969155806.69717272.281.6
19979156192.76733177.383.7
19989156359.54737579.384.2
19999155731.67682871.578
20009155985.21732574.583.4
20019154929.48577761.566
20028805976.06714077.581.5
20039156144.89760776.786.8
20049156377.15745579.384.9
20059156563.04798181.991.1
20069156006.89748874.985.5
20079156775.03786284.589.8
20089156185.2370307780
20099155750.65660871.775.4
20109156257.49708978.180.9
20119155827.6650772.774.3
20129154959.82553461.763
201300000
Total:191263.51

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

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