Torness unit A, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorNuclear Power Corp (NPC)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net595 MWe
Capacity Gross682 MWe
Capacity Thermal1623 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 August 1980
Criticality25 March 1988
Grid Connection25 May 1988
Commercial Operation25 May 1988
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life91.7 TWh
Capacity Factor Life70.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19886452287.1433068.183
19896252162.1458239.652.4
19906251938.35394335.545.1
19916252513.650114657.4
19926324532.9779280.687.5
19936323603.1635862.970.2
19946324329.9771678.488.3
19956324058.6686771.576.5
19966321178.1204321.223.3
19976254909.44805089.491.6
19986254297.87715378.381.4
19996255157.7687379499.5
20006254376.8876979.799.8
20016253968.48761372.386.7
20026253761.93671968.776.7
20036254681.94834785.595.3
20046253921.8699371.479.6
20056254667.73837285.395.6
20066254000.87793973.190.6
20076253500.94623463.971.2
20086154488.12811082.892.3
20096004963.55876093.9100
20106002565.36530248.860.5
20116004582.85839387.295.8
20125954878.05878493.3100
201300000
Total:95327.24

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

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