Koeberg-2, South Africa

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerEskom
ModelCP1
OperatorEskom
Capacity Net930 MWe
Capacity Gross970 MWe
Capacity Thermal2775 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 July 1976
Criticality7 July 1985
Grid Connection25 July 1985
Commercial Operation9 November 1985
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life152.55 TWh
Capacity Factor Life69.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19859201389.8200635.937.9
19869225408.9959696768.1
19879203352.78419341.647.9
19889204552.69562656.364
19899226620.21811581.391.9
19909204614.34593357.367.7
19919203191.94506739.657.8
19929205308.06843965.796.1
19939203212.3465439.953.1
19949203755.92594446.667.8
19959206710.53864083.398.6
19969206084.93717775.381.7
19979206016.36740974.684.6
19989206333.04719478.682.1
19999206413.89750979.685.7
20009207365.91868791.298.9
20019204662.84546157.962.3
20029004688.8543959.562.1
20039006255.5715079.381.6
20049007896.7878499.9100
20059006416.81733081.483.7
20069005391.37700368.479.9
20079006853.86842286.996.1
20089005055.8759606467.8
20099006105.8707977.480.8
20109007608.2856596.597.8
20119005316.17625467.471.4
20129306012.7691175.878.7
201300000
Total:152596.31

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

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