Chinon-2, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorElectricite de France (EdF)
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelUNGG
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net180 MWe
Capacity Gross230 MWe
Capacity Thermal800 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 August 1959
Criticality17 August 1964
Grid Connection24 February 1965
Commercial Operation24 February 1965
Shutdown14 June 1985
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life24.88 TWh
Capacity Factor Life71.1 %
 
Chinon NPP

Chinon NPP [Image: EDF]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19732101451.5708978.980.9
19742101431.2704777.880.4
19752101271.9639669.173
1976210925.4533950.260.8
1977210819.1468044.553.4
19782101055.3584957.466.8
1979210657366635.741.8
19801801261707479.880.5
19811801269.9713180.581.4
19821801416.6799589.891.3
1983180134074158584.6
19841801510837195.595.3
Total:14408.9

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

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