Wylfa-1, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
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 November 1969
Grid Connection24 January 1971
Commercial Operation1 November 1971
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life117.91 TWh
Capacity Factor Life70.6 %
 

 
 


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
19954752928.82621670.471
19964753973.85843895.296.1
19974903534.78735382.483.9
19984903725.16807986.892.2
19994903130.26763272.987.1
20004901000.95246023.328
20014901306.51345130.439.4
20024904058.3854194.697.5
20034902916.04638967.972.9
20044904144.31878496.3100
20054902967.86720069.182.2
20064903730.4859886.998.2
20074901569.94440136.650.2
20084903944.36878491.6100
20094902343.01567254.664.8
20104903480.52876081.1100
20114902270.31548752.962.6
20124902578.25662459.975.4
201300000
Total:114336.22

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

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