Oldbury-1, 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 Net217 MWe
Capacity Gross230 MWe
Capacity Thermal730 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 May 1962
Criticality1 August 1967
Grid Connection7 November 1967
Commercial Operation31 December 1967
Shutdown29 February 2012
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life62.26 TWh
Capacity Factor Life76.2 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19732001265.2870472.499.6
19742001355873177.699.9
19752041436.5869380.699.5
19762081508.5871481.497.9
19772081555873685.6100
19782081533.5873684.4100
19792081592873687.6100
19802081648873690.7100
19812081688890491.1100
19822081717873694.5100
19832171506.5856679.598
19842171520.5873680.2100
19852171661.05870187.699.6
19862171654.28865087.399
19872171611.46890483.4100
19882171687.685308997.6
19892171457.59864476.999
19902171457.53871376.999.7
19912171592.09873684100
19922171706.07885788.399.5
19932171770.63873693.4100
19942171743.483189295.2
19952171570.5786182.689.7
19962171548.78787081.289.6
19972171693.07872289.199.6
19982171532.28761780.687
19992171774.33842093.396.1
20002171641.41792886.190.3
20012171621.29766885.387.5
20022171714.99821590.293.8
20032171513.7743879.684.9
2004217723.8334303839
2005217744.57399739.245.6
20062171106562858.264.2
20072170000
20082170000
2009217842.32473944.354.1
20102171728.35876090.9100
20112171338.85717670.481.9
Total:55761.67

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

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