TRICASTIN-3

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 Apr, 1975
29 Nov, 1980
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
10 Feb, 1981
11 May, 1981

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
225.36 TW.h
77.0 %
79.9 %
23.0 %
74.3 %
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
1981 4917.600 920 6463 81.9 78.0 78.0 73.9 73.9
1982 5067.300 915 5966 68.1 65.8 70.7 63.2 67.5
1983 6342.000 915 7544 86.1 82.8 75.2 79.1 71.9
1984 6682.000 915 7668 87.3 85.1 77.9 83.1 74.9
1985 7166.000 915 8518 97.2 94.3 81.4 89.4 78.0
1986 6230.400 915 7704 88.0 83.5 81.8 77.7 78.0
1987 5654.300 915 6810 77.7 75.4 80.8 70.5 76.9
1988 5722.000 915 7106 80.9 78.0 80.4 71.2 76.1
1989 5834.630 915 7188 82.0 75.9 79.9 72.8 75.7
1990 6457.210 915 7671 87.6 84.6 80.4 80.6 76.2
1991 4746.800 915 5941 67.8 62.1 78.7 59.2 74.6
1992 5198.980 915 6010 68.4 66.6 77.7 64.7 73.8
1993 6423.910 915 7373 84.2 81.4 78.0 80.1 74.3
1994 6496.490 915 7641 87.2 83.6 78.4 81.0 74.8
1995 6494.690 915 7675 87.6 85.1 78.8 81.0 75.2
1996 5806.690 915 7172 81.6 76.2 78.7 72.2 75.0
1997 6192.760 915 7331 83.7 79.1 78.7 77.3 75.2
1998 6359.540 915 7375 84.2 80.5 78.8 79.3 75.4
1999 5731.670 915 6828 78.0 74.0 78.5 71.5 75.2
2000 5985.210 915 7325 83.4 79.0 78.6 74.5 75.2
2001 4929.480 915 5777 66.0 65.2 77.9 61.5 74.5
2002 5976.060 915 7140 81.5 80.2 78.0 74.6 74.5
2003 6144.890 915 7607 86.8 79.7 78.1 76.7 74.6
2004 6377.150 915 7455 84.9 82.9 78.3 79.3 74.8
2005 6563.040 915 7981 91.1 86.1 78.6 81.9 75.1
2006 6006.890 915 7488 85.5 81.3 78.7 74.9 75.1
2007 6775.030 915 7862 89.8 87.6 79.0 84.5 75.4
2008 6185.230 915 7030 80.0 78.6 79.0 77.0 75.5
2009 5750.650 915 6608 75.4 73.6 78.8 71.7 75.4
2010 6257.490 915 7089 80.9 79.1 78.8 78.1 75.4
2011 5827.600 915 6507 74.3 72.8 78.6 72.7 75.4
2012 4959.820 915 5534 63.0 61.5 78.1 61.7 74.9
2013 6912.580 915 7765 88.6 87.6 78.4 86.2 75.3
2014 5763.720 915 6369 72.7 71.8 78.2 71.9 75.2
2015 7186.070 915 7928 90.5 89.0 78.5 89.6 75.6
2016 2863.030 915 3168 36.1 35.3 77.3 35.6 74.5
2017 6042.820 915 6785 77.4 75.8 77.3 75.4 74.5
2018 5453.100 915 6019 68.7 68.2 77.0 68.0 74.3
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


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

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