Tarapur-1, India

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessBWR
VendorGeneral Electric (GE)
OwnerNuclear Power Corporation Of India Ltd.
ModelBWR-1, Mark 2 containment
OperatorNuclear Power Corporation Of India Ltd.
Capacity Net150 MWe
Capacity Gross160 MWe
Capacity Thermal530 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 October 1964
Criticality1 February 1969
Grid Connection1 April 1969
Commercial Operation28 October 1969
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life39.08 TWh
Capacity Factor Life62.4 %
 

Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd's Tarapur nuclear power plant in Maharashtra state, India. [Image: NPCIL]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1973210757.1518141.259.1
1974156832.6693860.979.2
1975200926.6582552.966.5
19762101156.6761762.786.7
1977210994.8667554.176.2
1978210941642751.273.4
1979210965.9714352.581.5
1980210893.9595548.567.8
1981210793.8598643.268.3
19822101112.2787260.589.9
1983200730539641.761.6
1984200826.85768847.187.5
1985160790.9619453.270.7
19861501090.2379548390.8
1987150193.38153314.717.5
19881501085.46801082.491.2
1989150800.33617760.970.5
19901501045.17777279.588.7
1991150566.89653643.174.6
1992150762.34548757.962.5
1993150967.68729173.683.2
1994150280.62245021.428
19951501092.26789383.190.1
1996150403.32387230.644.1
1997150985.4873477583.9
19981501162.62828388.594.6
1999150852.6640564.973.1
20001501181.1833789.694.9
20011501084.22763582.587.2
20021501180.71839489.995.8
20031501100.38790183.790.2
20041501148.56811187.292.3
2005150965.03655273.474.8
2006150938.72665271.475.9
20071501218.35840092.795.9
2008150964.83704573.280.2
20091501205.65775291.888.5
2010150976.75679274.377.5
20111501250.95843795.296.3
2012150687.67475052.254.1
201300000
Total:36913.55

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

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