Chernobyl-3, Ukraine

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessLWGR
OwnerEnergoatom
ModelRBMK
OperatorMintopenergo Of Ukraine - Ministry Of Fuel And Energy Of Ukraine
Capacity Net925 MWe
Capacity Gross1000 MWe
Capacity Thermal3200 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 March 1976
Criticality2 June 1981
Grid Connection3 December 1981
Commercial Operation8 June 1982
Shutdown15 December 2000
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life98 TWh
Capacity Factor Life63.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
198192526069400
19829255829.6975428490.8
19839256314.28733877.983.8
19849256722.35756282.786.1
19859256457.49716379.781.8
19869251664.25189020.521.6
19871000338.035843.96.7
19889256450.98743279.484.6
19899256252.85714877.281.6
19909256348.62697678.479.6
19919256070.28673774.976.9
19929254010.29371549.442.3
19939256983.37778186.288.8
19949255222.64617864.570.5
19959256007.59653074.174.5
19969255659.26674969.676.8
19979254057.45473550.154
1998925437849615456.6
19999253047.32350337.640
Total:92074.74

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

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