Belgium - Doel and Tihange


Electrabel owns and operates the nuclear plants at Doel and Tihange.

Doel station has 4 units:

Tihange station has 3 PWR units of Westinghouse / Framatome design which started up between 1975 and 1985. Generator output varies between 863 and 1015 MWe.

Electrabel has considered nuclear an important part of the Belgian generating mix between 1987 and the present. The Electrabel site provides very good handouts (pdf format) on the various generation methods, including:


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