Tarapur-3, 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 Net490 MWe
Capacity Gross540 MWe
Capacity Thermal1730 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction12 May 2000
Criticality21 May 2006
Grid Connection15 June 2006
Commercial Operation18 August 2006
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life18.03 TWh
Capacity Factor Life65.7 %
 

Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd's Tarapur nuclear power plant in Maharashtra state, India. [Image: NPCIL]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
20064901037.77359961.180.5
20074902482.81796757.891
20084901594.3874653785
20094902225.01802251.891.6
20104902794.03797265.191
20114904122.2876096100
20124903779.47792387.890.2
201300000
Total:18035.67

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

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