Hinkley Point-B2, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorThe Nuclear Power Group (TNPG)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net435 MWe
Capacity Gross655 MWe
Capacity Thermal1494 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1967
Criticality1 February 1976
Grid Connection5 February 1976
Commercial Operation27 September 1976
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life117.45 TWh
Capacity Factor Life72.4 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
197600000
19774001044275629.931.6
197800000
19794001499.67351242.940.2
19805003008.94639072.573.2
19815202488.82505453.856.8
19825203155.05683469.478.2
19835203454.4868397678.3
19845204393.54822896.794.2
19855203229.92595071.168.1
19865603497.25725772.584.2
19875602971.07633359.671.1
19885604268.17846787.296.9
19895602484.57489650.856
19905604463.54856591.298
19915602353.52443248.150.7
19925853901.97722575.181.1
19936103743.03657571.775.3
19946104852.2386029198.5
19956104518.09741184.384.4
19966103119.85561558.263.9
19976104512.87795884.290.6
19986104738.89864188.498.4
19996104082.29740276.284.3
20006104189.37785178.289.4
20016104772.43840689.195.7
20026103257.3361636170.4
20036104619.46857586.497.9
20046104150.52816377.592.9
20056103357.19654462.874.7
20066003132.91605159.469.1
20074301812.88480643.854.9
20084102709.85682174.377.6
20094303016.2672688183
20104303263.25769386.687.8
20114352746.32658072.175.1
20124353480.49826491.194.1
201300000
Total:120290.02

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

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