Oldbury-2, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorThe Nuclear Power Group (TNPG)
OwnerNuclear Decommissioning Authority
ModelMAGNOX
OperatorMagnox Electric Limited
Capacity Net217 MWe
Capacity Gross230 MWe
Capacity Thermal660 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 May 1962
Criticality1 December 1967
Grid Connection6 April 1968
Commercial Operation30 September 1968
Shutdown30 June 2011
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life65.63 TWh
Capacity Factor Life81.3 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19732001265.2870472.499.6
19742001355873177.699.9
19752041436.5869380.699.5
19762081508.5871481.497.9
19772081555873685.6100
19782081533.5873684.4100
19792081592873687.6100
19802081648873690.7100
19812081688890491.1100
19822081717873694.5100
19832171506.5856679.598
19842171520.5873680.2100
19852171661.05870187.699.6
19862171654.28865087.399
19872171611.46890483.4100
19882171687.685308997.6
19892171457.59864476.999
19902171457.53871376.999.7
19912171592.09873684100
19922171706.07885788.399.5
19932171770.63873693.4100
19942171743.483189295.2
19952171841.31861396.998.3
19962171790.8986419498.4
19972171832.39861896.498.4
19982171883.09876099.1100
19992171515.45703679.780.3
20002171951.598685102.498.9
20012171939.82871510299.5
20022171705.69772489.788.2
20032171859.37818797.893.5
20042171686.38818788.593.2
2005217776.53374340.842.7
20062170000
2007217618317832.536.3
20082171660.09824187.193.8
20092171265.09643966.673.5
20102171371.88657972.275.1
Total:58364.97

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

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