Kalpakkam-2 (Madras-2 / MAPS2), 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 October 1972
Criticality12 August 1985
Grid Connection20 September 1985
Commercial Operation21 March 1986
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life24.74 TWh
Capacity Factor Life55.6 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
198500000
1986220783.74530336.556.3
19872201066638255.372.8
1988220642353533.240.2
1989220438.21435022.749.7
19902151082.36772657.588.2
19912151082.97764257.587.2
1992194665.1847513954.1
1993205950.33662552.975.6
19941941032.14707160.780.7
1995194274.66187116.221.4
19961501061.91725675.182.6
1997150958.2646472.973.8
19981501104.2274788485.4
1999150879.9457556765.7
20001501273.39830496.694.5
20011501119.14767185.287.6
200215522.711831.72.1
2003155589.13313543.435.8
20041551274.31797093.690.7
20051551475.778165108.793.2
20062021086.59789461.490.1
2007202971.07853754.997.4
2008202715.69708040.380.6
2009205931.47817851.993.4
2010205806.13759644.986.7
20112051155.83860064.498.2
20122051181.56833965.694.9
201300000
Total:24624.65

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

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