THTR-300 (Thorium High-Temperature Reactor)

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
HTGR
Pebble bed reactor
HOCHTEMPERATUR-KERNKRAFTWERK GMBH
HOCHTEMPERATUR-KERNKRAFTWERK GMBH
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
296 MWe
296 MWe
308 MWe
760 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
03 May, 1971
13 Sep, 1983
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
16 Nov, 1985
01 Jun, 1987
Permanent Shutdown Date
29 Sep, 1988

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
2.76 TW.h
41.3 %
56.0 %
58.7 %
41.3 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1988

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
1985 Data from a trial operation not provided
1986 558.850 301 0
1987 1134.330 296 3129 60.9 45.3 45.3 45.3 45.3
1988 294.630 296 1371 47.2 34.3 41.3 34.3 41.3
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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