Kalpakkam-1 (Madras-1 / MAPS1), 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 Net205 MWe
Capacity Gross220 MWe
Capacity Thermal801 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 January 1971
Criticality2 July 1983
Grid Connection23 July 1983
Commercial Operation27 January 1984
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life24.63 TWh
Capacity Factor Life50.3 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
198300000
19842101115.82633363.675
1985215822.08482743.655.1
1986220757.12462939.352.8
19872201100604757.169
19882201258669165.176.2
1989220404.5743502149.7
1990215863.72732045.983.6
1991215499.9354626.540.5
19921941082.59741263.584.4
1993194538.94383631.743.8
1994194809597447.668.2
19951941085.16758463.886.6
1996150617.15434843.749.5
1997150893.0264516873.6
1998150703.44485853.555.5
19991501182.4380959092.4
2000150667.75446850.750.9
20011501174.49775189.488.5
2002155895.7658856667.2
2003155810.57542159.761.9
20041550000
20051550000
20062021224.96782370.289.3
2007205695.77581438.766.4
2008205697.94679138.877.3
2009205721.62640440.273.1
20102051024.3886145798.3
20112051117.42765562.287.4
20122051316.32845973.196.3
201300000
Total:24079.92

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

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