Berkeley-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 Net138 MWe
Capacity Gross166 MWe
Capacity Thermal620 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 January 1957
Criticality1 March 1962
Grid Connection24 June 1962
Commercial Operation20 October 1962
Shutdown26 October 1988
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life21.55 TWh
Capacity Factor Life58 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19731381046.85873686.8100
1974138984866581.699.2
1975138986.5869381.899.5
1976138989.5890480.5100
1977138916.5873676100
1978138723.586026098.5
1979138738.5870261.399.6
1980138616.5867651.199.3
198113897.516317.918.3
1982138122326610.137.4
1983138379.5836831.595.8
1984138395779532.889.2
1985138515.39693442.879.4
1986138399652233.174.7
1987138478.7783493993.8
Total:9389.01

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

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