Gravelines-6, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelCP1
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net910 MWe
Capacity Gross951 MWe
Capacity Thermal2785 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 October 1979
Criticality21 July 1985
Grid Connection1 August 1985
Commercial Operation25 October 1985
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life168.54 TWh
Capacity Factor Life77.3 %
WNN LinkPower plant reaches generation landmark (2 Nov 2010)
 

The Gravelines nuclear power plant in France. [Image: Areva]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19859102337.1311194.797.6
19869105540.4667769.576.2
19879105583.970317080.3
19889106490745381.284.8
19899105177.2662746571.6
19909106120.26755376.886.2
19919105888.22695373.979.4
19929105085.13624663.671.1
19939105293.57675166.477.1
19949106053.73748775.985.5
19959106769.36792284.990.4
19969106609.47775582.788.3
19979104545.4554375762.1
19989106531.81774681.988.4
19999106141.4372227782.4
20009106720.94788784.189.8
20019106148.66726577.182.9
20029156690.91778483.588.9
20039106462.57741081.184.6
20049106936.1785086.889.4
20059106536.4975118285.7
20069107058.37790788.590.3
20079105455.66608768.469.5
20089105792.75638372.572.7
20099107108.24786689.289.8
20109106363.9712579.881.3
20119107101.91785989.189.7
20129106115.18681076.577.5
201300000
Total:168658.77

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

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