VAK KAHL

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
BWR
BWR
VERSUCHSATOMKRAFTWERK KAHL GMBH
VERSUCHSATOMKRAFTWERK KAHL GMBH
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
15 MWe
15 MWe
16 MWe
60 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jul, 1958
13 Nov, 1960
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
17 Jun, 1961
01 Feb, 1962
Permanent Shutdown Date
25 Nov, 1985

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
2.05 TW.h
59.7 %
67.8 %
40.3 %
58.3 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1985

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
1961 Data from a trial operation not provided
1962 Data Not Provided
1963 "
1964 "
1965 "
1966 "
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 "
1971 114.700 16 7550 86.2 85.0 NC 81.8 NC
1972 0.000 16 0
1973 46.800 16 3243 37.0 35.6 NC 33.4 NC
1974 86.500 16 5938 67.8 61.7 NC 61.7 NC
1975 71.900 16 4612 52.6 52.2 NC 51.3 NC
1976 101.600 15 6557 74.6 71.9 NC 77.1 NC
1977 100.900 15 6466 73.8 72.7 NC 76.8 NC
1978 51.900 15 4613 52.7 40.4 NC 39.5 NC
1979 75.000 15 6890 78.6 60.2 53.1 57.1 52.9
1980 81.000 15 6743 76.8 68.6 54.6 61.5 53.7
1981 75.000 12 6569 75.0 69.6 55.6 71.4 55.0
1982 83.000 15 7687 87.8 64.5 56.4 63.2 55.7
1983 73.000 12 6632 75.7 69.4 57.2 69.4 56.5
1984 93.000 15 7695 87.6 82.8 59.0 70.6 57.5
1985 83.080 15 7420 94.1 70.2 59.7 70.2 58.3
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 2019-04-20

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