Chooz-B2, France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorFramatome
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelN4 REP 1450
OperatorElectricite De France
Capacity Net1500 MWe
Capacity Gross1560 MWe
Capacity Thermal4270 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction31 December 1985
Criticality10 March 1997
Grid Connection10 April 1997
Commercial Operation29 September 2000
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life135.39 TWh
Capacity Factor Life75.6 %
 
Chooz NPP

Chooz NPP [Image: EDF]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
199714552960.25299700
1998145586.2817200
199914557308.7526700
200014557213.35534792.294.7
2001145510159.53722179.782.4
200214559814.8372407782.6
2003150010472.75745779.785.1
2004150010063.94706176.480.4
2005150010321.55734378.683.8
200615009460.5268457278.1
2007150011016.49772583.888.2
2008150011038.88763983.887
200915007821.91559359.563.8
2010150010739.75752981.786
2011150011507.74807687.692.2
201215005773.74409243.846.6
201300000
Total:135760.21

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

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