TARAPUR-4

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
08 Mar, 2000
06 Mar, 2005
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
04 Jun, 2005
12 Sep, 2005

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
20.76 TW.h
60.6 %
83.5 %
39.4 %
57.8 %
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
2005 990.440 490 2770 76.0 73.8 73.8 65.7 65.7
2006 1762.120 490 5454 62.3 39.0 47.7 41.0 47.2
2007 2032.970 490 6797 77.6 54.4 50.6 47.4 47.3
2008 1709.820 490 8022 91.3 47.4 49.6 39.7 45.0
2009 2229.280 490 8187 93.5 60.0 52.0 51.9 46.6
2010 2571.830 490 7526 85.9 59.9 53.5 59.9 49.1
2011 2518.860 490 6568 75.0 58.8 54.3 58.7 50.6
2012 3402.670 490 8440 96.1 79.1 57.7 79.1 54.5
2013 3530.420 490 7779 88.8 82.2 60.6 82.2 57.8
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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