CHINON A-3

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
GCR
UNGG
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
360 MWe
480 MWe
480 MWe
1170 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Mar, 1961
01 Mar, 1966
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
04 Aug, 1966
04 Aug, 1966
Permanent Shutdown Date
15 Jun, 1990

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
30.55 TW.h
41.7 %
49.1 %
58.3 %
40.5 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1990

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
1966 Data Not Provided
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 1246.000 500 2483 28.3 28.5 NC 28.4 NC
1971 1944.800 335 6937 79.2 73.5 NC 66.3 NC
1972 2477.000 350 7386 84.1 80.6 NC 80.6 NC
1973 981.800 480 2976 34.0 23.5 47.1 23.4 45.6
1974 54.200 480 253 2.9 1.3 36.8 1.3 35.7
1975 2299.800 480 6737 76.9 54.7 40.1 54.7 39.1
1976 1533.000 400 5891 67.1 43.5 40.6 43.6 39.7
1977 2489.900 400 6985 79.7 73.0 44.3 71.1 43.4
1978 2308.900 400 6575 75.1 66.5 46.6 65.9 45.7
1979 2100.000 400 7051 80.5 66.4 48.5 59.9 47.1
1980 2500.000 360 7332 83.5 78.6 50.9 79.1 49.6
1981 1721.000 360 5099 58.2 54.9 51.2 54.6 50.0
1982 706.700 360 2341 26.7 22.6 49.2 22.4 48.1
1983 1457.000 360 4459 50.9 46.4 49.1 46.2 48.0
1984 993.000 360 2988 34.0 31.5 48.0 31.4 47.0
1985 0.000 360 0 0.0 0.0 45.3 0.0 44.3
1986 0.000 360 0 0.0 0.0 42.9 0.0 42.0
1987 103.700 360 493 5.6 3.4 40.9 3.3 40.0
1988 959.000 360 3167 36.0 35.2 40.6 30.3 39.5
1989 1316.910 360 5182 59.2 45.0 40.8 41.8 39.6
1990 1252.420 360 3822 96.8 86.9 41.7 87.9 40.5
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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