Wylfa-2, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorEE/BW/TW
OwnerNuclear Decommissioning Authority
ModelMAGNOX
OperatorMagnox Electric Limited
Capacity Net490 MWe
Capacity Gross540 MWe
Capacity Thermal1920 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1963
Criticality1 September 1970
Grid Connection21 July 1971
Commercial Operation3 January 1972
Shutdown25 April 2012
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life109.28 TWh
Capacity Factor Life69.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19734201118.45030.50
19744202182856859.598.1
1975420791.5443721.650.8
19764202409863364.497
19774202492800867.991.7
19784201900.5773951.888.6
19794202600869470.999.5
19804202882860978.698.6
19814203117882383.499.1
19824203020870081.498.5
19834203148871585.899.8
19844203378.5872892.199.9
19854203341.25873691.1100
19864202049.95793955.790.6
19874202249.7861160.296.7
19884203086.18853084.197.6
19894203307.02857289.697.6
19904203373.2854991.997.9
19914203725.658374101.595.9
19924753897.59890492.2100
19934753607.61847786.997
19944753055.49693373.679.4
19954753765.93876090.5100
19964753150.52744575.584.8
19974903979.38834292.795.2
19984903329.14712877.681.4
19994904035.4286569498.8
2000490887.01220820.625.1
20014901286.3731983036.5
20024903417.23738579.684.3
20034903354.41754478.286.1
20044903246.96729675.483.1
20054903781.99864588.198.7
20064901932.5660204568.7
20074903198.8787174.589.8
20084902080.95542748.461.8
20094903259.42862375.998.4
20104901584.6423536.948.3
20114902639.96687561.578.5
Total:109663.24

Source: Operating details - IAEA PRIS
Note: "0" signifies a zero value, or no data available. Data from 1972 or later. 

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