Sizewell-A1, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorEE/BW/TW
OwnerNuclear Decommissioning Authority
ModelMAGNOX
OperatorMagnox Electric Limited
Capacity Net210 MWe
Capacity Gross245 MWe
Capacity Thermal1010 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 April 1961
Criticality1 June 1965
Grid Connection21 January 1966
Commercial Operation25 March 1966
Shutdown31 December 2006
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life56.78 TWh
Capacity Factor Life74.7 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19732101455.15797579.391.3
19742101558871984.999.8
19752101712867593.399.3
19762101701.5890491100
19772101662873690.6100
19782101686873691.9100
19792101655873690.2100
19802101396869476.199.5
19812101065.587355798.1
1982210944.5865951.599.1
19832101575.5873685.9100
1984210922.5725650.383.1
19852101344.41869173.399.5
1986210995.27866054.299.1
19872101379.98890473.8100
19882101336.28853072.897.6
19892101297.52843370.796.5
19902101345.86801673.491.8
19912101373.18865574.899.1
19922101133.39807760.690.7
19932101511.71873082.499.9
19942101687.8781259293
19952101555.76764084.687.2
1996210415.04223322.525.4
19972101743.7835094.895.3
19982101208.39581865.766.4
19992101238.35648867.374.1
2000210949.4446451.550.8
20012101783.29833996.995.2
20022101335.48623972.671.2
20032101834.66837999.795.6
2004210526.52250728.528.5
20052101730.83876094.1100
Total:45060.54

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

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