Kakrapar-1, India

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorIndian Department of Atomic Energy (DEA)
OwnerNuclear Power Corporation Of India Ltd.
ModelHorizontal Pressure Tube type
OperatorNuclear Power Corporation Of India Ltd.
Capacity Net202 MWe
Capacity Gross220 MWe
Capacity Thermal801 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 December 1984
Criticality3 September 1992
Grid Connection24 November 1992
Commercial Operation6 May 1993
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life20.15 TWh
Capacity Factor Life59.9 %
 

Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd's Kakrapur nuclear power plant in Gujarat state, India. [Image: NPCIL]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
199200000
199300000
1994194130.2810497.712
19951951089.07622563.871.1
19961951295.82753975.685.8
1997195906.72514053.158.7
19981951090.62598763.868.3
19991951407.12745082.485
20001951645.42844596.196.1
20011951517.45769088.887.8
20022021697.7984889696.9
20032021419.43762280.287
20042021064.4274166084.4
20052021089.4796961.691
2006202985.55731655.783.5
2007202828.7686746.878.4
2008202438.12421024.747.9
20092020000
20102020000
20112021621.39817791.693.3
20122021640.69818692.593.2
201300000
Total:19867.99

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

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