Tihange-2, Belgium

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramaceco (Framatome; ACEC; Cockerill)
OwnerElectrabel M. V. Nucleaire Produktie
ModelWE 3-loops
OperatorElectrabel M. V. Nucleaire Produktie
Capacity Net1008 MWe
Capacity Gross1055 MWe
Capacity Thermal3064 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 April 1976
Criticality5 October 1982
Grid Connection13 October 1982
Commercial Operation1 June 1983
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life215.79 TWh
Capacity Factor Life86.7 %
 

The Tihange nuclear power plant in Belgium. [Image: Areva]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1982900217.9857700
19839015507637386.989.8
19849016856769386.687.6
19859006636789084.290.1
19869006189750978.585.7
19879006584747783.585.4
19889006966799288.191
19899016663772884.488.2
19909016919782787.789.4
19919016850779086.888.9
19929016746791285.290.1
1993901655575078385.7
19948947585850196.897
19959306849769784.987.9
19969557253781087.588.9
19979606854724181.582.7
19989607664801591.191.5
19999608111838096.495.7
20009607481790188.790
2001960697671378381.5
200210087833.39782188.789.3
200310087600.97758986.186.6
200410088517.32847896.296.5
200510087890.01792989.490.5
200610087219.32734881.883.9
200710088751.57876099.1100
200810087129.35716580.581.6
200910087732.29766487.687.5
201010088823.79872699.999.6
201110087322.51734582.983.8
201210085506.11547562.262.3
201300000
Total:215788.61

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

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