Tarapur-4, 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 Construction8 March 2000
Criticality6 March 2005
Grid Connection4 June 2005
Commercial Operation12 September 2005
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life17.23 TWh
Capacity Factor Life54.5 %
 

Unit 4 of 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 %
2005490990.44277065.776
20064901762.1254544162.3
20074902032.97679747.477.6
20084901709.82802239.791.3
20094902229.28818751.993.5
20104902571.83752659.985.9
20114902518.86656858.775
20124903402.67844079.196.1
201300000
Total:17217.99

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

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