Paks-3, Hungary

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorSkoda
OwnerHungarian Power Companies Ltd.
ModelVVER V-213
OperatorPaks Nuclear Power Plant Ltd
Capacity Net473 MWe
Capacity Gross500 MWe
Capacity Thermal1485 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 October 1979
Criticality15 September 1986
Grid Connection28 September 1986
Commercial Operation1 December 1986
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life87.44 TWh
Capacity Factor Life87.6 %
 

Paks nuclear power plant in Hungary. [Image: Paks NPP]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1986415718.542109101.7100
19874153209.58764888.387.3
19884153300.93787490.689.6
19894153140.52734386.483.8
19904353273.39775585.988.5
19914103256758090.786.5
19924333587.32785294.389.4
19934333177.93695083.879.3
19944333375.9978848990
19954333392.81791189.490.3
19964333429.38813690.292.6
19974333066.09713680.881.5
19984333294.11756686.886.4
19994333445.71805890.892
20004333517.25816392.592.9
20014333040.4715980.281.7
20024333256.84790085.990.2
20034333008.34774679.388.4
20044333333.25773287.688
20054333038.71708880.180.9
20064333454.91800791.191.4
20074433396769187.587.8
20084433530.43796290.790.6
20094733174.02707880.980.8
20104733831.5812392.592.7
20114733688.7478238989.3
20124733803.6808091.692
201300000
Total:87742.29

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

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