Bradwell Unit B, 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 Net123 MWe
Capacity Gross146 MWe
Capacity Thermal481 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 January 1957
Criticality1 April 1962
Grid Connection6 July 1962
Commercial Operation12 November 1962
Shutdown30 March 2002
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life27.17 TWh
Capacity Factor Life65.5 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1973125826.45873675.7100
1974125861.5822478.994.1
1975125874.5873680.1100
1976125868890478100
1977125860870278.899.6
1978125760865869.699.1
1979125692865563.499.1
19801256210155.711.6
19811250000
1982123447761541.687.2
1983123619.5868157.699.4
1984123849873679100
1985123935.1873687100
1986123791.35873673.6100
1987123931.62890485.1100
1988123849.59856879.198.1
1989123402.01513237.458.8
1990123741.6587056999.6
1991123807.08848575.197.1
1992123591.9256905463.9
1993123818.97873676.2100
1994123906.47805784.492.2
199500000
199600000
199700000
199800000
199900000
200000000
200100000
Total:15495.71

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

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