Hinkley Point-A2, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorEE/BW/TW
OwnerNuclear Decommissioning Authority
ModelMAGNOX
OperatorMagnox Electric Limited
Capacity Net235 MWe
Capacity Gross267 MWe
Capacity Thermal900 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 November 1957
Criticality1 October 1964
Grid Connection19 March 1965
Commercial Operation5 May 1965
Shutdown23 May 2000
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life46.47 TWh
Capacity Factor Life72.4 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19732301157.35821157.694
19742301522873675.8100
19752301495.5860474.498.5
19762301599.5873679.6100
19772301623.5869780.899.6
19782151591.5873684.7100
19792151394.5869874.299.6
19802151541.5870782.199.7
19812151542.5860180.696.6
19822151606870885.599.7
19832151649873687.8100
19842151717873691.4100
19852151758.53873693.6100
19862151778.73873694.7100
19872351854.7890488.6100
19882351821.69856888.798.1
19892351378.01809267.192.6
19902351324.98835464.595.6
19912351428.71865069.699
19922351060.14879450.798.8
19932351711.71842883.496.5
19942351630.7769179.488
199500000
199600000
199700000
199800000
199900000
Total:34187.75

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

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