Gravelines-3, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelCP1
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net910 MWe
Capacity Gross951 MWe
Capacity Thermal2785 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 December 1975
Criticality30 November 1980
Grid Connection12 December 1980
Commercial Operation1 June 1981
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life185.76 TWh
Capacity Factor Life73.1 %
 

The Gravelines nuclear power plant in France. [Image: Areva]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
198092010338900
19819205170.1640578.386.9
19829103445426043.248.6
19839106006719475.382.1
19849106746750584.485.4
19859106294.471517981.6
19869106504.5733581.683.7
19879105382.9618867.570.6
19889104819672460.376.6
19899106307.71732079.183.6
19909106121.52711476.881.2
19919106306.28708679.180.9
19929104772.4538859.761.3
19939106588.06756782.686.4
19949106308.88711679.181.2
19959106221.6973267883.6
19969105937.24737774.384
19979105752.68693872.279.2
19989106152.36733077.283.7
19999105412.92670967.976.6
20009106112.36739676.584.2
20019106198.04759777.886.7
20029155282.46640165.973.1
20039106045.52748275.885.4
20049106393.0874998085.4
20059106075.92712676.281.3
20069106501.2783481.689.4
20079106265.62726778.683
20089106027.1733575.483.5
20099105272.78630366.172
20109105689.33655071.474.8
20119106227.87711778.181.2
20129103423.44402842.845.9
201300000
Total:185867.36

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

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