Heysham-B2, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorNuclear Power Corp (NPC)
OwnerEdf Energy
ModelAGR
OperatorEdf Energy
Capacity Net610 MWe
Capacity Gross680 MWe
Capacity Thermal1550 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 August 1980
Criticality1 November 1988
Grid Connection11 November 1988
Commercial Operation1 April 1989
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life93.07 TWh
Capacity Factor Life74.1 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1988615407.7395600
19896153825.57698963.873.9
1990615783.97190114.621.8
19916152423.97445345.151
19926153486.52619863.769.6
19936254384.85712580.681.6
19946254435.32772381.288.4
19956254498.8372498282.5
19966254265.35710377.780.9
19976254780.7802187.191.3
19986254209.73757476.786.2
19996252987.21498754.456.8
20006255001.88866091.198.6
20016254234.22710377.180.9
20026255010.34852191.597.3
20036254582.83771283.788
20046254244.16738377.384
20056255056.8856492.497.8
20066154816.782938994.7
20076154046.74710475.181.1
20086204709.31825286.693.9
20096204012.1726873.983
20106201437.4271926.531
20116054545.68796885.891
20126105214.03878497.3100
201300000
Total:97401.94

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

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