V-230 Performance

How Good Is It Really?

Published in: Nuclear Engineering International, v. 39, no. 476, p. 53-54, Mar. 1994

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 1994

by Roland Sturm

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Load factors for V-230s compare favorably with similar Western reactors, despite the startling difference in plant reliability and unplanned loss factor. V-230s deteriorate over time, while Western reactors generally improve.

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