Heysham-B1, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorNuclear Power Corp (NPC)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net610 MWe
Capacity Gross680 MWe
Capacity Thermal1550 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 August 1980
Criticality23 June 1988
Grid Connection12 July 1988
Commercial Operation1 April 1989
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life97.17 TWh
Capacity Factor Life76.1 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19886151653.77255500
19896152204.46445422.235.1
19906151487.04350927.740.2
19916151465.4278627.331.9
19926154095.95724074.881.3
19936254498.15737682.784.4
19946254181.11725576.683
19956255193.85828694.694.3
19966254707.35769985.787.6
19976254152.78710575.680.9
19986255019.39868891.498.9
19996254235.45721277.282.1
20006254415.35750280.485.4
20016255240.97853495.597.2
20026254413.96750180.685.6
20036255045.34844492.296.4
20046254115.6772507582.5
20056254262.48731777.883.5
20066154603.97805785.192
20076154617.34800685.791.4
20086153879.33703871.880.1
20096204750.2849787.697
20106205000.04863792.198.6
20116053920.7767727477.3
20126104158.33723877.682.4
201300000
Total:101318.45

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

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