EMBALSE

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
CANDU 6
NUCLEOELECTRICA ARGENTINA S.A.
NUCLEOELECTRICA ARGENTINA S.A.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
600 MWe
600 MWe
648 MWe
2015 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Apr, 1974
13 Mar, 1983
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
25 Apr, 1983
20 Jan, 1984

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
133.62 TW.h
78.4 %
76.2 %
21.6 %
71.9 %
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
1983 815.400 600 2098
1984 2527.070 600 6355 70.6 68.7 68.7 44.3 44.3
1985 3778.570 600 8170 93.3 93.4 81.6 71.9 58.7
1986 3061.670 600 5847 66.8 66.3 76.4 58.2 58.5
1987 4577.050 600 7951 90.8 87.9 79.3 87.1 65.8
1988 4560.580 600 7798 88.8 88.8 81.3 86.5 70.0
1989 4658.980 600 7804 89.1 89.1 82.6 88.6 73.2
1990 5000.740 600 8404 95.9 95.1 84.4 95.1 76.4
1991 4498.810 600 7855 89.7 85.8 84.6 85.6 77.5
1992 4353.980 600 7440 84.7 81.6 84.2 82.6 78.1
1993 4773.270 600 7956 90.8 90.6 84.9 90.8 79.4
1994 5157.890 600 8575 97.9 97.8 86.0 98.1 81.1
1995 3897.910 600 6541 74.7 74.3 85.1 74.2 80.5
1996 4891.970 600 8176 93.1 92.8 85.7 92.8 81.5
1997 4737.030 600 7821 89.3 89.3 85.9 90.1 82.1
1998 4555.430 600 7629 87.1 86.9 86.0 86.7 82.4
1999 5201.790 598 8700 99.3 99.1 86.8 99.3 83.4
2000 4064.480 643 6837 77.8 78.1 86.3 72.0 82.7
2001 5128.110 600 8564 97.8 97.4 86.9 97.6 83.6
2002 4385.520 600 7401 84.5 83.4 86.7 83.4 83.6
2003 5004.140 600 8367 95.5 95.1 87.1 95.2 84.1
2004 4589.570 600 7704 87.7 87.5 87.1 87.1 84.3
2005 4372.480 600 7341 83.8 83.3 87.0 83.2 84.2
2006 5052.100 600 8455 96.5 96.2 87.4 96.1 84.7
2007 4003.720 600 6771 77.3 76.5 86.9 76.2 84.4
2008 4368.610 600 7382 84.0 82.9 86.8 82.9 84.3
2009 5192.430 600 8705 99.4 98.8 87.2 98.8 84.9
2010 3908.690 600 6701 76.5 74.4 86.7 74.4 84.5
2011 3559.350 600 7405 84.5 67.7 86.1 67.7 83.9
2012 3425.530 600 7214 82.1 65.1 85.3 65.0 83.2
2013 3285.690 600 6841 78.1 69.6 84.8 62.5 82.6
2014 1533.110 600 3678 42.0 99.8 85.3 29.2 80.8
2015 641.360 600 1564 17.8 99.8 85.8 12.2 78.7
2016 0.000 600 0 0.0 0.0 83.1 0.0 76.3
2017 0.000 600 0 0.0 0.0 80.7 0.0 74.0
2018 0.000 600 0 0.0 0.0 78.4 0.0 71.9
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2019-12-12

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