Gravelines-4, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelCP1
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net910 MWe
Capacity Gross951 MWe
Capacity Thermal2785 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 April 1976
Criticality31 May 1981
Grid Connection14 June 1981
Commercial Operation1 October 1981
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life189.23 TWh
Capacity Factor Life75.6 %
 

The Gravelines nuclear power plant in France. [Image: Areva]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19819202636.6343484.892
19829105498.271936982.1
1983910406249865156.9
19849106006717375.181.7
19859106178.8738777.584.3
19869106556.6786282.289.8
19879105472.8678768.677.5
19889106221778977.888.7
19899104982.33602562.568.8
19909106151.73705877.280.6
19919106261.99706778.680.7
19929106419.8713780.381.2
19939104680.57611258.769.8
19949106039.34682475.877.9
19959106289.53731378.983.5
19969106288.41755278.786
19979105986.68720675.182.3
19989106519.35757081.886.4
19999105550.87673469.676.9
20009104563.64545357.162.1
20019105990.69709475.281
20029156028.1721975.282.4
20039105701.86658971.575.2
20049106544.62769381.987.6
20059106437.07735480.884
20069107123.08807989.492.2
20079106341.02716479.581.8
20089106663.01767883.487.4
20099106312.54734279.283.8
20109106785.73795885.190.8
20119106464.37738381.184.3
20129106669.67761283.486.7
201300000
Total:189428

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

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