Chooz-A (Prototype), France

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorACEC-Framatome
OwnerElectricite De France
ModelCHOOZ-A
OperatorSociete D''energie Nucleaire Franco-Belge Des Ardennes
Capacity Net305 MWe
Capacity Gross320 MWe
Capacity Thermal1040 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 January 1962
Criticality18 October 1966
Grid Connection3 April 1967
Commercial Operation15 April 1967
Shutdown30 October 1991
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life38.6 TWh
Capacity Factor Life66.2 %
 
Chooz NPP

Chooz NPP [Image: EDF]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19732802028.2753484.286
19742801475.1540960.161.8
19753052015.7683275.478
19763051364553650.963
19773052462814592.293
19783052012673475.376.9
19793051686584163.166.7
19803051817592167.867.4
19813051824.9601668.368.7
19823052022.4693175.779.1
19833051902670771.276.6
19843051918660771.675.2
19853051688.57573663.265.5
19863051368.18463451.252.9
1987305825.92269730.930.8
19883051734.24586964.766.8
19893051627.88581860.966.4
19903051481.88649655.574.2
Total:31253.97

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

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