Hunterston-B2, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorThe Nuclear Power Group (TNPG)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net430 MWe
Capacity Gross644 MWe
Capacity Thermal1496 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 November 1967
Criticality27 March 1977
Grid Connection31 March 1977
Commercial Operation31 March 1977
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life115.8 TWh
Capacity Factor Life69.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19775001047.7307131.646.4
19785000000
19795000000
19805002544514758.258.9
19815003019.9721967.881.1
19825152706.2559660.164
19835204153852491.497.6
19845503287636568.472.9
19855754507.7830389.795
19865753616.164967274.4
19875754623.4871090.397.8
19885753115.557546265.9
19895754728864394.198.9
19905753231.25585864.367.1
19915754727.8870794.199.7
19925751969.7373338.541.9
19935754322.181288693
19945853784.72694974.479.5
19955854671.3831587.991.6
19965851276.6237724.827.1
19975954559.72820087.293.4
19985954518814986.492.8
19995954101.97730278.583.1
20005953241.6264116273
20015953785648572.473.8
20025954413.06772184.788.1
20035954627.26838188.895.7
20045954238.69779981.188.8
20055953633.64701769.780.1
20066053745.9967537177.1
20074201658.38464240.753
20084102240.71605461.868.9
20094303217.65806586.492.1
20104303218.67787685.489.9
20114302959.85721178.682.3
20124303635.82878496.3100
201300000
Total:119128

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

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