Bugey-1, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorElectricite de France (EdF)
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelUNGG
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net540 MWe
Capacity Gross555 MWe
Capacity Thermal1954 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 December 1965
Criticality21 March 1972
Grid Connection15 April 1972
Commercial Operation1 July 1972
Shutdown27 May 1994
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life55.33 TWh
Capacity Factor Life53.2 %
 
Bugey NPP

BugeyNPP [Image: Wikimedia: Jess and Peter]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19735402474.6645452.373.7
19745403009.8724563.682.7
19755402771.3686358.678.3
19765403307.8758669.786.4
19775403456.5744373.185
19785402615.7597255.368.2
19795403036673964.276.9
19805404048827985.394.2
19815402886.369266179.1
19825403339722370.682.4
19835402288538348.461.4
19845402922684961.678
19855402780.7692658.879.1
19865401570.2452833.251.7
19875401849.2554739.163.3
19885402530.6659353.475.1
19895401779.41481637.655
19905402006.88549742.462.8
19915401353.75370428.642.3
19925401144.42366024.141.7
19935401567.37420033.148
Total:52737.53

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

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