Bugey-3, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelCP0
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net910 MWe
Capacity Gross945 MWe
Capacity Thermal2785 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1973
Criticality31 August 1978
Grid Connection21 September 1978
Commercial Operation1 March 1979
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life177.25 TWh
Capacity Factor Life65.2 %
 
Bugey NPP

Bugey NPP [Image: Wikimedia: Jess and Peter]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1978925416.9114400
19799253504438940.445
19809205960695173.879.1
19819204849.6564660.264.4
19829206002.2766174.587.4
19839205525655668.674.8
19849205793690571.778.6
19859204571.1523556.759.8
19869206558.1763481.487.2
19879205482.566376875.8
19889203812493547.256.2
19899204914.2664676173.8
19909204538.61547456.362.5
19919203442.82416842.747.6
19929102489.99287931.232.8
19939105954.45711774.781.2
19949104717.68587259.267
19959105535.71656469.474.9
19969105652.94701270.779.8
19979105596.64656170.274.9
19989106680.36787583.889.9
19999105786.61700172.679.9
20009105745.14676571.977
20019106230.61712978.281.4
20028804634.68565460.164.5
20039106646.07792483.490.5
20049106447.31746180.784.9
20059105805.39701772.880.1
20069106563.54762482.387
20079107277.78825891.394.3
20089105807.1735272.683.7
20099101984.81267624.930.6
20109100000
20119107184.55837090.195.6
20129105696.79648771.373.8
201300000
Total:177808.24

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

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