Beznau-1, Switzerland

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorWestinghouse
OwnerKernkraftwerk BeznauCh-5312 Döttingen
ModelWH - 2 loops
OperatorKernkraftwerk BeznauCh-5312 Döttingen
Capacity Net365 MWe
Capacity Gross380 MWe
Capacity Thermal1130 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1965
Criticality30 June 1969
Grid Connection17 July 1969
Commercial Operation1 September 1969
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life112.8 TWh
Capacity Factor Life84.2 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1973350165566545476
19743502346.7717776.581.9
19753502490.9749081.285.5
19763502548.1753082.985.7
19773502596.3759284.786.7
19783502761.9803190.191.7
19793502658.8774686.788.4
19803502650.5768286.287.4
19813502569.7748683.885.5
19823502566.9755383.786.2
19833502551.7754683.286.1
19843502732.94800188.991.1
19853502634.26790685.990.2
19863502496.27740381.484.5
19873502486.26725681.182.8
19883502566.55749983.585.4
19893502433.15706279.480.6
19903502562.48750683.685.7
19913502495.26743081.484.8
19923502477.39730380.683.1
19933502158.43624170.471.2
19943502686.88761087.686.9
19953502850.4679939391.2
19963652753.18770488.687.7
19973652708.21773184.788.2
19983653183.13876099.6100
19993652841.27807488.992.2
20003652539.2711379.281
20013653090.18850496.697.1
20023652908.7880009191.3
20033653061.76849495.897
20043652801.17775887.488.3
20053653095.96849196.896.9
20063652950.68811492.392.6
20073653081.34848696.496.9
20083652956.58814392.292.7
20093653067.33846095.996.6
20103652673.99734783.683.9
20113653067.13845895.996.6
20123652724.7375088585.5
201300000
Total:107481.45

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

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