Table 1: Characteristics of the reference PWR and SFR.

Reactor ParametersPWRSFR ( )SFR ( )

Electric power (MWe)1000600600
Thermal efficiency (%)34.2339.439.4
Thermal power (MWt)2921.401,522.81,522.8
Load factor0.850.850.85
Cycle length (full power day)290304550
No. of batches353