Heysham-A1, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorNational Nuclear Corp (NNC)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net585 MWe
Capacity Gross625 MWe
Capacity Thermal1500 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 December 1970
Criticality6 April 1983
Grid Connection9 July 1983
Commercial Operation1 April 1989
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life87.95 TWh
Capacity Factor Life69.9 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
198300000
19846001527471800
1985621256.3972600
19866212118.76573100
19876211887.12600700
19884851646.39302500
19894203045.3711384.882.5
19905101786.7440964246.9
19916213826.17727970.583.3
19925502764.17598156.467.2
19935603638.2266437576
19945754563.37812890.893
19955752808.87479455.654.6
19965754056.8767480.387.4
19975754298.79775785.188.3
19985753766.08695074.679.1
19995754549.83799090.191
20005754587.9823090.893.7
20015754034.58695979.979.2
20025754445.53792188.390.4
20035753746.22678374.477.4
20045752638.07495152.256.4
20055754033.07745880.185.1
20065853839.08722975.282.5
20075852498.55489248.855.8
20085850000
20095853478.25636367.972.6
20105852826.72511755.258.4
20115854627.86822590.393.9
20125853749.0470557380.3
201300000
Total:91044.87

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

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