CHOOZ B-2

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
N4 REP 1450
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
ELECTRICITE DE FRANCE
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1500 MWe
1455 MWe
1560 MWe
4270 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
31 Dec, 1985
10 Mar, 1997
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
10 Apr, 1997
29 Sep, 2000

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
198.72 TW.h
79.7 %
81.4 %
20.3 %
77.2 %
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
1997 2960.250 1455 2997
1998 86.280 1455 172
1999 7308.700 1455 5267
2000 7213.350 1455 5347 94.7 90.2 90.2 92.2 92.2
2001 10159.530 1455 7221 82.4 80.4 82.3 79.7 82.2
2002 9814.830 1455 7240 82.6 81.5 82.0 77.0 79.9
2003 10472.750 1500 7457 85.1 83.3 82.4 79.7 79.8
2004 10063.940 1500 7061 80.4 80.1 81.8 76.4 79.0
2005 10321.550 1500 7343 83.8 81.6 81.8 78.6 78.9
2006 9460.520 1500 6845 78.1 79.6 81.5 72.0 77.8
2007 11016.490 1500 7725 88.2 85.2 82.0 83.8 78.6
2008 11038.880 1500 7639 87.0 84.6 82.3 83.8 79.3
2009 7821.910 1500 5593 63.8 62.5 80.1 59.5 77.1
2010 10739.750 1500 7529 86.0 83.4 80.5 81.7 77.6
2011 11507.740 1500 8076 92.2 91.2 81.4 87.6 78.5
2012 5773.740 1500 4092 46.6 44.0 78.4 43.8 75.6
2013 10676.710 1500 7351 83.9 82.4 78.6 81.2 76.0
2014 12405.660 1500 8686 99.2 98.0 80.0 94.4 77.3
2015 9504.220 1500 6673 76.2 74.1 79.6 72.3 77.0
2016 11021.730 1500 7791 88.7 85.6 80.0 83.6 77.4
2017 7691.340 1500 5351 61.1 59.8 78.8 58.5 76.3
2018 12031.860 1500 8388 95.8 94.2 79.7 91.6 77.2
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


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

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