BR-3 PWR (test), Belgium

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
OwnerCentre D''etude De L''energie Nucleaire / Studiecentrum Voor Kernenergie
OperatorCentre D''etude De L''energie Nucleaire / Studiecentrum Voor Kernenergie
Capacity Net10 MWe
Capacity Gross12 MWe
Capacity Thermal41 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 November 1957
Criticality29 August 1962
Grid Connection10 October 1962
Commercial Operation10 October 1962
Shutdown30 June 1987
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life0.76 TWh
Capacity Factor Life40.2 %
 
BR-3

BR-3: SCK-CEN


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19731168.7732371.383.6
19741123.2352224.140.2
19751118.1331318.837.8
1976102236102541.1
19771074.4839184.995.8
19781020.8228623.726.1
19791031.1353235.540.3
198000000
198100000
19821040482345.755.1
19831013167714.819.1
19841031364235.341.5
19851047.21627453.971.6
19861031.89411536.447
Total:421.4

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

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