Beznau-2, 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 January 1968
Criticality16 October 1971
Grid Connection23 October 1971
Commercial Operation1 December 1971
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life111.91 TWh
Capacity Factor Life87.5 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19733502220.7704272.480.4
19743502527.8760782.486.8
19753502547750383.185.6
19763502652.2777786.388.5
19773502690.9775887.888.6
19783502753.1788889.890
19793502700783588.189.4
19803502559727983.282.9
19813502768.8786890.389.8
19823502722.1781188.889.2
19833502790.579779191.1
19843502724.21787488.689.6
19853502629.06764785.887.3
19863502769.81798390.391.1
19873502527.62753582.486
19883502630.19760485.686.6
19893502643.34761486.286.9
19903502636.0775688686.4
19913502619.53755185.486.2
19923502375.9683677.377.8
19933502650.93751786.585.8
19943503062.8871099.999.4
19953502560.94724783.582.7
19963572754.1791289.190.1
19973573090.24873298.899.7
19983572717.82775586.988.5
19993572217.19632270.972.2
20003653071.03849995.896.8
20013652568.68710780.381.1
20023653012.01829294.294.7
20033652920.29807091.392.1
20043653099.37855696.797.4
20053652801.02772887.688.2
20063653073.23851796.197.2
20073652911.65806391.192
20083653073.36850595.996.8
20093652758.47761586.386.9
20103652856.53786589.389.8
20113652739.21756485.786.4
20123652793.97771587.187.8
201300000
Total:109220.67

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

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