Kaiga-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 September 1989
Criticality26 September 2000
Grid Connection12 October 2000
Commercial Operation16 November 2000
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life14.36 TWh
Capacity Factor Life67.3 %
 

Units 1 and 2 of Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd's Kaiga nuclear power plant in Karnataka state, India. [Image: NPCIL]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
2000200192.32117374.575.9
20012001241.14631670.872.1
20022021692.93808295.792.3
20032021336.02725575.582.8
20042021344.92818175.893.1
20052021183.58758066.986.5
20062021167.3185246697.3
2007202946.25725053.582.8
20082021103.03878462.2100
2009202842.14695347.679.4
2010202998.55853556.497.4
20112021124.79790063.690.2
20122021303.28871973.499.3
201300000
Total:14476.26

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

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