CVTR (Carolinas–Virginia Tube Reactor)

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
Prototype
Carolinas-Virginia Nuclear Power Assoc.
Carolinas-Virginia Nuclear Power Assoc.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
17 MWe
17 MWe
19 MWe
65 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jan, 1960
01 Mar, 1963
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
18 Dec, 1963
N/A
Permanent Shutdown Date
10 Jan, 1967

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
NC
NC
NC
NC
NC
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1967

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
1963 Data from a trial operation not provided
1964 "
1965 "
1966 "
1967 "
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 2014-04-20

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