G-3 (MARCOULE)

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
GCR
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE
COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES MATIERES NUCLEAIRES
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
40 MWe
36 MWe
43 MWe
260 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Mar, 1956
11 Jun, 1959
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
04 Apr, 1960
04 Apr, 1960
Permanent Shutdown Date
20 Jun, 1984

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
10.50 TW.h
74.6 %
78.8 %
25.4 %
75.1 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1984

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
1960 Data Not Provided
1961 "
1962 "
1963 "
1964 "
1965 "
1966 "
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 "
1971 665.000 84 8422 96.1 90.4 NC 90.4 NC
1972 683.400 84 8766 99.8 92.6 NC 92.6 NC
1973 542.300 80 6275 71.6 77.6 NC 77.4 NC
1974 526.600 78 7041 80.4 74.9 NC 77.1 NC
1975 533.800 78 7197 82.2 75.5 NC 78.1 NC
1976 252.900 40 7087 80.7 71.2 NC 72.0 NC
1977 286.400 40 7986 91.2 82.5 NC 81.7 NC
1978 224.800 40 6226 71.1 64.2 NC 64.2 NC
1979 214.200 40 6130 70.0 60.4 NC 61.1 NC
1980 215.000 40 6114 69.6 62.2 NC 61.2 NC
1981 294.000 40 8506 97.1 83.8 78.1 83.9 78.6
1982 169.000 40 5001 57.1 48.2 76.3 48.2 76.8
1983 203.000 40 6002 68.5 57.6 75.3 57.9 75.8
1984 88.000 40 2434 55.7 50.2 74.6 50.4 75.1
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 2019-08-21

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