KNK-II, Germany

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessFBR
VendorElectricite de France (EdF)
OperatorKernkraftwerk-Betriebsgesellschaft Mbh
Capacity Net17 MWe
Capacity Gross21 MWe
Capacity Thermal58 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1974
Criticality10 October 1977
Grid Connection9 April 1978
Commercial Operation3 March 1979
Shutdown23 August 1991
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life0.32 TWh
Capacity Factor Life17.1 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1978176.3190300
19791726.2198019.423
19802133.326251829.9
1981163535102540.1
19821729347519.539.7
19831617170712.119.5
19841752.76417735.347.6
19851654.11396638.645.3
19861613.3611399.513
19871614.0417951020.5
1988160000
1989160000
19901733.8421522.748.1
Total:314.87

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

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