Hunterston-B1, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorThe Nuclear Power Group (TNPG)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net460 MWe
Capacity Gross644 MWe
Capacity Thermal1496 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 November 1967
Criticality31 January 1976
Grid Connection6 February 1976
Commercial Operation6 February 1976
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life121.09 TWh
Capacity Factor Life69.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19764591349429335.752.2
19775001709.2431339.149.4
19785002158.4537549.461.5
19795002250525951.560.2
1980500148637503442.9
19815001794.8394140.344.3
19825153484.1740877.484.8
19835202912610764.169.9
19845504214808087.792.5
19855753644.2665572.676.2
19865754571.282689194.6
19875753268.4635863.871.4
19885754492.3856889.498.1
19895752959.7546758.962.6
19905754744.1858594.498.3
19915752033.8382740.543.8
19925754315.7877184.398.5
19935752928.9558158.363.9
19945854698.1854592.397.8
19955853829.98691772.576.6
19965851643.728393232.3
19975953833.99703573.480.1
19985954835.44858492.597.7
19995954811.5859192.197.8
20005954035.56749777.285.4
20015955030.39859896.297.9
20025954678.54835689.895.4
20035953936.46722575.582.5
20045954522.73827186.594.2
20055954096.42820778.693.7
20066101991.38383837.543.8
20074201303.35431531.949.3
20084102213.36589461.167.1
20094302827.9669697679.6
20104303635.46840996.596
20114603382.26769883.987.9
20124603254.96735080.683.7
201300000
Total:122877.34

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

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