Tihange-3, Belgium

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorAcecowen
OwnerElectrabel M. V. Nucleaire Produktie
ModelWE 3-loops
OperatorElectrabel M. V. Nucleaire Produktie
Capacity Net1046 MWe
Capacity Gross1094 MWe
Capacity Thermal3000 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 November 1978
Criticality5 June 1985
Grid Connection15 June 1985
Commercial Operation1 September 1985
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life215.16 TWh
Capacity Factor Life87.5 %
 

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 %
198500000
198610207558773384.688.3
198710207829787287.689.9
198810207623777385.188.5
198910207749779086.788.9
199010207794792487.290.5
199110207649790385.690.2
19921020833582469393.9
199310207748787486.789.9
199410157480766684.187.5
19951015755976328587.1
199610157189714280.681.3
19971015835783429495.2
199810156738690375.878.8
19991015879986869999.2
200010157597765685.287.2
200110157729792986.990.5
200210158340.47836893.895.5
200310157661.54784686.289.6
200410157936.4379698990.7
200510158707.53875397.999.9
200610157237.59759281.486.7
200710157339.4740682.584.5
200810158385.2683659495.2
200910547717.15748084.685.4
201010467563.2374898285.5
201110468981.8987019899.3
201210467974.73780086.888.8
201300000
Total:211578.22

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

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