Chooz-B1, 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 Construction1 January 1984
Criticality25 July 1996
Grid Connection30 August 1996
Commercial Operation15 May 2000
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life141.8 TWh
Capacity Factor Life78.5 %
 
Chooz NPP

Chooz NPP [Image: EDF]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
199600000
199714555784.96506300
199814551540.5103400
199914554886.64361700
200014558429.16587798.497.1
200114559524.35680074.777.6
200214559515.08680774.677.7
2003150010021.89721976.382.4
2004150010671.0976578187.2
200515009047.67628568.871.7
200615009845.73688574.978.6
2007150010402.28715479.281.7
2008150012376.75857293.997.6
200915008649.52630765.872
201015008663.04596265.968.1
2011150010285.74704478.380.4
2012150012512.9384969596.7
201300000
Total:142157.33

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

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