TRICASTIN-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
CP1
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
915 MWe
915 MWe
955 MWe
2785 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Nov, 1974
21 Feb, 1980
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
31 May, 1980
01 Dec, 1980

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
222.01 TW.h
75.8 %
79.6 %
24.2 %
72.0 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2018

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
1980 2468.000 920 3412 97.0 56.6 56.6 95.8 95.8
1981 4416.000 920 5176 59.1 56.3 56.4 54.8 58.0
1982 5909.800 915 8151 93.0 81.9 68.6 73.7 65.5
1983 5111.000 915 6097 69.6 67.2 68.1 63.8 65.0
1984 6468.000 915 7662 87.2 86.7 72.7 80.5 68.8
1985 6217.900 915 7560 86.3 81.6 74.4 77.6 70.5
1986 5880.300 915 7188 82.0 77.0 74.9 73.4 71.0
1987 5978.100 915 7360 84.0 78.2 75.3 74.6 71.5
1988 5836.000 915 7200 82.0 76.7 75.5 72.6 71.6
1989 5830.150 915 7550 86.2 83.2 76.3 72.7 71.7
1990 5099.690 915 6377 72.8 65.1 75.2 63.6 70.9
1991 5909.120 915 7262 82.9 77.0 75.4 73.7 71.2
1992 5659.310 915 7573 86.2 83.0 76.0 70.4 71.1
1993 6134.820 915 7393 84.4 77.7 76.1 76.5 71.5
1994 5008.420 915 6458 73.7 70.3 75.7 62.5 70.9
1995 5372.680 915 6374 72.8 70.6 75.4 67.0 70.6
1996 7302.130 915 8448 96.2 93.8 76.5 90.8 71.9
1997 5548.300 915 6711 76.6 72.5 76.3 69.2 71.7
1998 5503.660 915 7075 80.8 71.0 76.0 68.7 71.6
1999 3426.650 915 4016 45.8 44.5 74.4 42.8 70.1
2000 6644.860 915 7842 89.3 87.2 75.0 82.7 70.7
2001 6053.290 915 7261 82.9 82.0 75.3 75.5 70.9
2002 6384.560 915 7778 88.8 86.7 75.8 79.6 71.3
2003 5670.060 915 7029 80.2 73.0 75.7 70.7 71.3
2004 6832.460 915 8049 91.6 89.0 76.3 85.0 71.9
2005 5830.970 915 7007 80.0 74.0 76.2 72.7 71.9
2006 6466.790 915 7989 91.2 87.4 76.6 80.7 72.2
2007 6344.720 915 7496 85.6 82.6 76.8 79.2 72.5
2008 6808.190 915 7950 90.5 87.9 77.2 84.7 72.9
2009 4655.390 915 5435 62.0 59.2 76.6 58.1 72.4
2010 6688.430 915 7755 88.5 86.6 76.9 83.4 72.8
2011 5580.090 915 6483 74.0 76.4 76.9 69.6 72.7
2012 6339.050 915 7345 83.6 80.6 77.0 78.9 72.9
2013 5868.420 915 6741 77.0 74.7 77.0 73.2 72.9
2014 6743.760 915 7683 87.7 85.7 77.2 84.1 73.2
2015 5751.370 915 6557 74.8 73.1 77.1 71.8 73.2
2016 4576.920 915 5400 61.5 58.8 76.6 57.0 72.7
2017 4029.830 915 4975 56.8 53.3 76.0 50.3 72.1
2018 5586.730 915 6477 73.9 70.8 75.8 69.7 72.0
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2019-04-20

Previous  (SUPER-PHENIX) (TRICASTIN-2)  Next