TARAPUR-3

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
Horizontal Pressure Tube Type
Nuclear Power Corporation Of India Ltd.
Nuclear Power Corporation Of India Ltd.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
490 MWe
502 MWe
540 MWe
1730 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
12 May, 2000
21 May, 2006
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
15 Jun, 2006
18 Aug, 2006

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
21.47 TW.h
70.8 %
89.7 %
29.2 %
67.7 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2013

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
2006 1037.770 490 3599 80.5 58.8 58.8 61.1 61.1
2007 2482.810 490 7967 91.0 66.2 64.3 57.8 58.6
2008 1594.380 490 7465 85.0 44.3 55.8 37.0 49.4
2009 2225.010 490 8022 91.6 60.1 57.1 51.8 50.1
2010 2794.030 490 7972 91.0 65.1 58.9 65.1 53.6
2011 4122.200 490 8760 100.0 95.8 65.8 96.0 61.5
2012 3779.470 490 7923 90.2 87.7 69.3 87.8 65.7
2013 3447.260 490 7200 82.2 80.2 70.8 80.3 67.7
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-10-20

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