Chinon-B3, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelCP2
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net905 MWe
Capacity Gross954 MWe
Capacity Thermal2785 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 October 1980
Criticality18 September 1986
Grid Connection20 October 1986
Commercial Operation4 March 1987
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life151.48 TWh
Capacity Factor Life73.3 %
 
Chinon NPP

Chinon NPP [Image: EDF]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1986870596.8119000
19878704120.653115259.7
19889054413535455.561
19899055028.58612563.469.9
19909055417.63627468.371.6
19919057026.39820488.693.6
19929056091.45746876.685
19939055600.75682770.677.9
19949055064.02632563.972.2
19959056005.65717775.881.9
19969056277.9677617988.4
19979055816.77724973.482.8
19989056345.6474728085.3
19999055601.97665670.776
20009056330.11738679.684.1
20019056318766579.787.5
20029206720.45797183.491
20039055807.75695473.379.4
20049055784.36744472.884.7
20059055595.37728770.683.2
20069056369.75793080.490.5
20079056061.29731076.583.4
20089056498.11776081.788.3
20099053433.46411443.347
20109056488.82748581.885.4
20119056043.83690676.278.8
20129056770.53766285.287.2
201300000
Total:151629.04

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

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