Dungeness-A1, 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 Net225 MWe
Capacity Gross230 MWe
Capacity Thermal840 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 July 1960
Criticality1 June 1965
Grid Connection21 September 1965
Commercial Operation28 October 1965
Shutdown31 December 2006
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life59.19 TWh
Capacity Factor Life74 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19732051605.5873689.6100
19742051687867294.299.3
19752051648.5873692100
19762051530.5886783.899.6
19772051409.5873678.7100
19782051333.5873174.599.9
1979205584.5690532.679
198020534.55401.96.2
1981205608403.39.4
19822051295866672.399.2
19832051481873682.7100
19842051457873681.4100
19852121668.17871690.199.8
19862121313.18867870.999.3
19872121527.39879680.998.8
19882121042.38856856.398.1
19892121101.5873659.5100
19902121497.66871180.999.7
19912121600.2869586.499.5
19922201872.83890598.2100
19932201609.69869783.899.6
19942201770.33810192.192.7
19952201834.57845095.296.5
19962201255.1758246566.3
19972201825.93870594.899.4
19982251589.33754380.686.1
19992251881.15876095.4100
20002251421.37700471.979.7
2001225931.98539547.361.6
20022251488.08741475.584.6
20032251608.53796781.691
20042251197.01600960.668.4
20052251609.39787281.689.9
Total:45772.34

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

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