Atucha-1, Argentina

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorSiemens
OwnerNucleoelectrica Argentina S.A.
ModelPHWR KWU
OperatorNucleoelectrica Argentina S.A.
Capacity Net335 MWe
Capacity Gross357 MWe
Capacity Thermal1179 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 June 1968
Criticality13 January 1974
Grid Connection19 March 1974
Commercial Operation24 June 1974
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life79.95 TWh
Capacity Factor Life70.8 %
 

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Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1974319947.5445850.366
19753192357.8773084.488.2
19763192408.678088688.9
19773451537465052.253.1
19783452711.81802689.791.6
19793352503.7755185.386.2
19803352180.5694774.179.1
19813352647.6812090.292.7
19823351753.6560059.863.9
19833352356810180.392.5
19843351706.1286785898.8
19853351470.45715950.181.7
19863352204.96753275.186
19873351405.8439147.950.1
1988335808.1251527.528.6
19893350000
19903351722.59720158.782.2
19913352721.89839092.895.8
19923352230.24708975.880.7
19933352403.66728781.983.2
19943352651.86791690.490.4
19953352671.7183769195.6
19963352038.8699069.379.6
19973352720.14832992.795.1
19983352374.36724280.982.7
19993351395.5436447.649.8
20003351677.8550385757.4
20013351425.96440748.650.3
20023351011.5303034.534.6
20033352020.6609468.869.6
20043352725.01825092.693.9
20053351997.96700468.180
20063352100.55640371.673.1
20073352718.74830092.694.8
20083352481.26756284.386.1
20093352397.18729681.783.3
20103352782.75856094.897.7
20113352334.46728979.683.2
20123352477.36752184.285.6
201300000
Total:80081.47

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

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