G-3 (Marcoule), France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorSociete Alsacienne de Constructions Mecaniques (SACM)
OwnerCommissariat A L''energie Atomique
OperatorCompagnie Generale Des Matieres Nucleaires
Capacity Net40 MWe
Capacity Gross43 MWe
Capacity Thermal260 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 March 1956
Criticality11 June 1959
Grid Connection4 April 1960
Commercial Operation4 April 1960
Shutdown20 June 1984
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life10.5 TWh
Capacity Factor Life75.1 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
197380542.3627577.471.6
197478526.6704177.180.4
197578533.8719778.182.2
197640252.970877280.7
197740286.4798681.791.2
197840224.8622664.271.1
197940214.2613061.170
198040215611461.269.6
198140294850683.997.1
198240169500148.257.1
198340203600257.968.5
Total:3462

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

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