Karachi-1 (Kanupp-1), Pakistan

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorCGE
OwnerPakistan Atomic Energy Commission
ModelCANDU-137 MW
OperatorPakistan Atomic Energy Commission
Capacity Net125 MWe
Capacity Gross137 MWe
Capacity Thermal433 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 August 1966
Criticality1 August 1971
Grid Connection18 October 1971
Commercial Operation7 December 1972
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life12.47 TWh
Capacity Factor Life28.3 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1973126394.8619735.870.7
1974126583.9674952.977
1975126494.9637544.872.8
1976137487.3602640.568.6
1977126339.4529030.860.4
1978125228.4447320.951.1
197912529.68022.79.2
198012567.924276.227.6
1981125192.2537917.661.4
198212570.918016.520.6
1983125194475417.754.3
1984137290.65559224.263.7
1985137261.96389521.844.5
1986125476.22721143.582.3
1987125274.77454125.151.8
1988125171.41296215.633.7
198912560.8611455.613.1
1990125375.91533134.360.9
1991125370.3612633.869.9
1992125499.74639645.572.8
1993125369.6462033.852.7
1994125523.64751847.885.8
1995125461.04752042.185.8
1996125310.86529128.360.2
1997125386.12639135.373
1998125353.35479932.354.8
199912568.9910466.311.9
2000125368.31507833.557.8
2001125399.46604936.569
2002125444.02660140.675.4
20031250000
2004125183646716.773.6
2005125253.56663323.275.7
200612514.994081.44.7
2007125359.51598932.868.4
2008125384.850263557.2
2009125491.31628244.971.7
2010125464.57606342.469.2
2011125210.77276819.231.6
2012125566.4767851.687.4
201300000
Total:12479.42

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

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