Heysham-A2, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorNational Nuclear Corp (NNC)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net575 MWe
Capacity Gross625 MWe
Capacity Thermal1500 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 December 1970
Criticality3 June 1984
Grid Connection11 October 1984
Commercial Operation1 April 1989
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life79.48 TWh
Capacity Factor Life66.4 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
198400000
19856221968.8587400
1986622262.2190000
19876222201.67519000
19884852118.25481300
19894202505.64550790.483.4
19905103044.18669071.576.6
19916222647.73513248.758.8
19925503548.13695172.478.1
19935604336.47788689.490.3
19945753707.46665273.876.1
19955753367.5577266.765.7
19965753561.87683670.577.8
19975754443.3180268891.4
19985754497.5679998991.1
19995753712.69657073.574.8
20005754342.6279468690.5
20015754495.0281878993.2
20025753407.89631367.772.1
20035753646.95659572.475.3
20045751974.61380539.143.3
20055752112.6386941.944.2
20065753972.25773578.988.3
20075752981.62628059.271.7
20085750000
20095752865.5641456.973.2
20105752421.73586248.166.9
20115753942.22811778.392.7
20125752891.72556557.263.4
201300000
Total:84978.2

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

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