Koeberg-1, South Africa

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerEskom
ModelCP1
OperatorEskom
Capacity Net930 MWe
Capacity Gross970 MWe
Capacity Thermal2775 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 July 1976
Criticality14 March 1984
Grid Connection4 April 1984
Commercial Operation21 July 1984
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life159.55 TWh
Capacity Factor Life69.9 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19849203949.53506386.495.3
19859204004.3498649.756.9
19869223418.99457542.352.2
19879202864.54433735.549.5
19889205964.44679173.877.3
19899224498.08565555.264
19909203852.07536047.861.2
19919205976.84688674.278.6
19929203992.53569749.464.9
19939204097.94601050.868.6
19949205933.92842273.696.1
19959204576.86585356.866.8
19969205672.79726070.282.6
19979206610.6976768287.6
19989207248.29855289.997.6
19999207051.7784887.589.6
20009205629.15725069.882.7
20019206042.573037583.4
20029007328.684179396.1
20039006413.36739881.484.4
20049006388735880.883.8
20059005821.02672673.876.8
20069004682.78543559.462
20079005747.01660972.975.4
20089007691.88868997.398.9
20099005467.97630769.472
20109005291.74608567.169.5
20119307622.3783159494.9
20129306384.83697578.279.4
201300000
Total:160224.72

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

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