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October 17, 2021

Cernavoda nuclear plant produces 4.6 million MWh in first five months

The Cernavoda nuclear power plant’s two nuclear reactors have produced approximately 4.63 million MWh in the first five months of this year, 4.266 million MWh being delivered to the National Energy System, according to data published on Nuclearelectrica’s website.

Reactor 1 produced 2.498 million MWh and delivered 2.298 million MWh, registering an average capacity of 97.63 per cent, while Reactor 2 produced 2.131 million MWh and delivered 1.968 million MWh, registering an average capacity of 84.54 per cent.

In May the two reactors produced 653,225 MWh because of the scheduled shutdown of Reactor 2. Reactor 1 worked at 99.33 per cent of its capacity and Reactor 2 at 25.25 per cent of its capacity.

Last year the two nuclear reactors produced 11.675 million MWh of electricity and delivered 10.753 million MWh to the National Energy System.

At end of 2014, the two reactors had produced a total of 147.173 million MWh and delivered 135.703 million MWh to the energy grid since becoming operational.


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