Wednesday, April 25, 2018

The approximate requirements of uranium (Annual requirement at 85% Capacity Factor) for Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWRs) are given below:

Unit Capacity (MW) UO2 (tons)
220 45
540 100
700 125

The approximate requirements of uranium (Annual requirement at 85% Capacity Factor) for Light Water Reactors (LWRs) are as given below:

Unit Capacity (MW) UO2 (tons)
160 6
1000 25 (at 90% CF)