Hinkley Point-B1, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorThe Nuclear Power Group (TNPG)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net435 MWe
Capacity Gross655 MWe
Capacity Thermal1494 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1967
Criticality24 September 1976
Grid Connection30 October 1976
Commercial Operation2 October 1978
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life120.6 TWh
Capacity Factor Life76.2 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
197600000
197700000
197800000
19794003079.8664688.176.1
19805002337.16539456.361.7
19815203441.6711874.379.9
19825202950.7660006568.7
19835204082.98812789.993
19845203408.2265897575.4
19855204263.02816793.893.5
19865603199.19611065.469.9
19875601837.99355436.939.9
19885602905.41537059.461.5
19895604195.3787885.890.2
19905603101.98573263.465.6
19915604601.89843094.196.5
19925853614.47656569.573.7
19935854843.2985879497.5
19945854126.2734280.784
19956104812.46791089.890
19966104797.27841889.595.8
19976104185.7734178.183.6
19986104252.57774079.488.1
19996104045.23722175.582.2
20006103850.58720871.982.1
20016104801.96854589.697.3
20026104580.96802185.791.6
20036104076.35703276.380.3
20046104578.71809185.492.1
20056104580.58825785.794.3
20066203370.18620062.370.8
20074301877.41520444.959.4
20084102628.76693572.179
20094101931.52496353.856.7
20104103152.41741187.884.6
20114353329.95786387.489.8
20124352793.96669373.176.2
201300000
Total:123635.82

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

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