Dounreay DFR, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessFBR
OwnerUnited Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
OperatorUnited Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Capacity Net11 MWe
Capacity Gross15 MWe
Capacity Thermal60 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 March 1955
Criticality14 November 1959
Grid Connection1 October 1962
Commercial Operation1 October 1962
Shutdown1 March 1977
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life0.54 TWh
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19731544.2325733.637.2
19741225.7215024.424.5
19751323.920542123.4
19761128.4286029.432.6
Total:122.2

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

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