Tihange-1, Belgium

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorACLF (ACEC; Creusot Loire; Framatome; Westinghouse)
OwnerSociete Belgo-Francaise D''energie Nuclaire Mosane.Part Of Edf
ModelFramatome 3 loops reactor
OperatorElectrabel M. V. Nucleaire Produktie
Capacity Net962 MWe
Capacity Gross1009 MWe
Capacity Thermal2873 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 June 1970
Criticality21 February 1975
Grid Connection7 March 1975
Commercial Operation1 October 1975
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life250.72 TWh
Capacity Factor Life83.5 %
 

The Tihange nuclear power plant in Belgium. [Image: Areva]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19758703096.3536076.294.5
19768704409.5635457.772.3
19778705842.3723476.782.6
19788706371758283.686.6
19798705159612167.769.9
19808706173733780.883.5
19818706414.2776284.288.6
19828706164.8726980.983
19838705843713576.781.4
19848706374777483.488.5
19858705979807778.492.2
19868704005542952.662
19878707337873396.399.7
19888706310752082.685.6
19898706508785485.489.7
19908706683808287.792.3
19918706163771480.988.1
19928706059780779.388.9
1993870731784599696.6
19948636737801889.191.5
19959315442648870.474.1
19969317210.66782388.289.1
19979627942.57838594.295.7
19989627264777786.288.8
19999627272790586.390.2
200096284578782100.1100
20019626969748182.785.4
20029627047.15763183.687.1
20039627990.42855294.897.6
20049627106.47745684.184.9
20059626810.95740380.884.5
20069628186.91869397.299.2
20079627055.9762783.787.1
20089627264.5476508687.1
20099628269.54867998.199.1
20109627316.1775286.888.5
20119626848.28733381.383.7
20129626763.3878480100
201300000
Total:250161.89

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

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