VOA Nuclear Reactor Map

Reactor: BR-3



Unit: energy in gW
CountryBelgium
Reactor NameBR-3
Reactor TypePWR
StatusPermanent Shutdown
Net Capacity10
Gross Capacity12
OwnerCentre D'etude De L'energie Nucleaire / Studiecentrum Voor Kernenergie
OperatorCentre D'etude De L'energie Nucleaire / Studiecentrum Voor Kernenergie
Construction Date1957-11-01
Date of Commercial Operation1962-10-10
Shutdown Date1987-06-30
Long Term Shutdown Date
Energy Availability Factor Load Factor (%)
Year Energy (GWe/h) Capacity (MWe) Annual Cumulative
Annual Cumulative
Annual Time
On Line (hours)
Operational Factor (%)
1973 68.7 11 70.21 70.21 71.3 71.3 7323 83.6
1974 23.2 11 25.67 47.94 24.08 47.69 3522 40.21
1975 18.1 11 16.96 37.61 18.78 38.05 3313 37.82
1976 22 10 25.04 34.68 25.05 35.02 3610 41.1
1977 74.4 10 85.33 44.23 84.93 44.43 8391 95.79
1978 20.8 10 24.13 41.04 23.74 41.15 2286 26.1
1979 31.1 10 34.64 40.17 35.5 40.38 3532 40.32
1982 40 10 46 40.87 45.66 41.01 4823 55.06
1983 13 10 14.83 38.07 14.84 38.2 1677 19.14
1984 31 10 35.28 37.8 35.29 37.92 3642 41.46
1985 47.21 10 53.54 39.19 53.89 39.33 6274 71.62
1986 31.885 10 39.78 39.24 36.4 39.09 4115 46.97
1987 29.28 10 66.89 42.57 67.42 38.67 3897 89.73


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