CHERNOBYL-3

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
LWGR
RBMK
Energoatom
Mintopenergo Of Ukraine - Ministry Of Fuel And Energy Of Ukraine
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
925 MWe
925 MWe
1000 MWe
3200 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Mar, 1976
02 Jun, 1981
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
03 Dec, 1981
08 Jun, 1982
Permanent Shutdown Date
15 Dec, 2000

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
98.00 TW.h
67.1 %
67.3 %
32.9 %
63.8 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2000

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
1981 260.000 925 694
1982 5829.690 925 7542 90.8 84.0 84.0 84.0 84.0
1983 6314.280 925 7338 83.8 77.6 80.0 77.9 80.2
1984 6722.350 925 7562 86.1 82.4 80.9 82.7 81.2
1985 6457.490 925 7163 81.8 79.2 80.4 79.7 80.8
1986 1664.250 925 1890 21.6 95.5 83.7 20.5 67.6
1987 338.030 1000 584 6.7 3.9 68.5 3.9 55.5
1988 6450.980 925 7432 84.6 82.2 70.6 79.4 59.1
1989 6252.850 925 7148 81.6 76.8 71.4 77.2 61.4
1990 6348.620 925 6976 79.6 77.1 72.0 78.4 63.4
1991 6070.280 925 6737 76.9 74.1 72.2 74.9 64.6
1992 4010.290 925 3715 42.3 40.4 69.3 49.4 63.1
1993 6983.370 925 7781 88.8 85.9 70.7 86.2 65.1
1994 5222.640 925 6178 70.5 64.1 70.2 64.5 65.1
1995 6007.590 925 6530 74.5 73.7 70.4 74.1 65.7
1996 5659.260 925 6749 76.8 69.6 70.4 69.6 66.0
1997 4057.450 925 4735 54.0 49.7 69.0 50.1 65.0
1998 4378.000 925 4961 56.6 53.5 68.1 54.0 64.3
1999 3047.320 925 3503 40.0 37.4 66.4 37.6 62.8
2000 6187.790 925 7577 92.8 81.8 67.1 82.1 63.8
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-07-21

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