AVR JUELICH (AVR)

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
HTGR
Pebble bed reactor prototype
ARBEITSGEMEINSCHAFT VERSUCHSREAKTOR GMBH
ARBEITSGEMEINSCHAFT VERSUCHSREAKTOR GMBH
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
13 MWe
13 MWe
15 MWe
46 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Aug, 1961
16 Aug, 1966
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
17 Dec, 1967
19 May, 1969
Permanent Shutdown Date
31 Dec, 1988

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
1.51 TW.h
62.8 %
65.9 %
37.2 %
62.0 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1988

Operating History

Year Electricity Supplied
[GW.h]
Reference Unit Power
[MW]
Annual Time On Line
[h]
Operation Factor
[%]
Energy Availability Factor
[%]
Load Factor
[%]
Annual Cumulative Annual Cumulative
1967 Data from a trial operation not provided
1968 "
1969 Data Not Provided
1970 "
1971 97.700 15 6883 78.6 76.7 NC 74.4 NC
1972 98.700 15 6730 76.6 74.9 75.8 74.9 74.6
1973 99.800 13 7865 89.8 88.8 79.7 87.6 78.6
1974 79.100 13 6295 71.9 67.9 77.0 69.5 76.4
1975 96.000 13 7669 87.6 86.6 78.8 84.3 77.9
1976 101.300 13 8103 92.2 90.5 80.7 88.7 79.6
1977 56.600 13 5055 57.7 50.4 76.5 49.7 75.6
1978 39.300 13 3103 35.4 34.5 71.5 34.5 70.6
1979 12.100 13 2449 28.0 12.9 65.2 10.6 64.2
1980 44.400 13 3892 44.3 38.1 62.6 38.9 61.7
1981 75.000 13 5907 67.4 64.5 62.7 65.9 62.1
1982 74.000 13 5774 65.9 64.3 62.9 65.0 62.3
1983 91.000 13 7198 82.2 77.1 63.9 79.9 63.6
1984 64.000 13 5104 58.1 56.0 63.4 56.0 63.1
1985 85.470 13 6553 74.8 74.7 64.1 75.1 63.9
1986 75.060 13 5738 65.5 65.5 64.2 65.9 64.0
1987 42.540 13 4229 48.3 48.3 63.3 37.4 62.5
1988 61.370 13 5497 62.6 54.9 62.8 53.7 62.0
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.
NC – cumulative values not calculated when more than 50% of required data is missing in PRIS


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2019-06-18

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