Details

Reactor Type Pressurised Water Reactor (or PWR)
Model SNUPPS
Owner EDF Energy
Operator EDF Energy

Timeline

Construction Start Monday, 18 July 1988
First Criticality Tuesday, 31 January 1995
First Grid Connection Tuesday, 14 February 1995
Commercial Operation Friday, 22 September 1995

Specifications

Capacity Net 1198 MWe
Capacity Gross 1250 MWe
Thermal Capacity 3425 MWt
Design Net Capacity 1188 MWe

Operational History

Electricity Supplied (GWh)

Energy Availability Factor (%)

Total Electricity Supplied (GWh)

Reactor History

Year Reference Unit Power (MWe) Annual Time Online (Hours) Electricity Supplied (GWh) Operation Factor (%) Energy Availability Annual (%) Energy Availability Cumulative (%) Load Factor Annual (%) Load Factor Cumulative (%)
1995 1188 0 0.00 0.00 99.80 99.80 0.00 -
1996 1188 7367 8488.47 83.90 81.40 85.10 81.30 65.00
1997 1188 6992 8469.81 79.60 81.50 83.50 81.20 72.20
1998 1188 8705 10123.09 99.10 97.40 87.80 97.00 79.80
1999 1188 7134 7959.01 81.20 76.50 85.10 76.30 79.00
2000 1188 7612 8527.18 86.70 81.60 84.50 81.70 79.50
2001 1188 7784 9197.96 88.60 77.20 83.30 88.10 80.90
2002 1188 7862 9195.04 89.80 88.50 84.00 88.40 81.90
2003 1188 7613 8854.19 86.90 88.70 84.60 85.10 82.30
2004 1188 8685 9329.11 98.90 89.40 85.10 89.40 83.10
2005 1188 7476 8696.25 85.30 83.90 85.00 83.60 83.10
2006 1196 7570 8908.26 86.40 85.20 85.00 85.20 83.30
2007 1188 8760 10264.31 100.00 98.50 86.10 98.50 84.50
2008 1188 8097 9301.23 92.20 89.20 86.30 89.10 84.90
2009 1188 7863 9094.88 89.80 87.40 86.40 87.40 85.10
2010 1188 4032 4774.80 46.00 45.60 83.70 45.90 82.50
2011 1191 7463 8627.40 85.20 82.50 83.70 82.70 82.50
2012 1191 8348 9346.24 95.00 89.20 84.00 89.30 82.90
2013 1198 7612 8714.72 86.90 83.00 83.90 83.00 82.90
2014 1198 7589 8828.14 86.60 84.10 84.00 84.10 83.00
2015 1198 8760 10507.34 100.00 99.90 84.70 100.10 83.80
2016 1198 7280 8626.70 82.90 81.90 84.60 82.00 83.70
2017 1198 7353 8804.75 83.90 83.70 84.60 83.90 83.70
2018 1198 8039 9388.12 91.80 89.20 84.80 89.50 84.00
2019 1198 7175 8452.10 81.90 80.50 84.60 80.50 83.80
2020 1198 8743 8393.47 99.50 79.50 84.40 79.80 83.70
2021 1198 5689 6709.39 64.90 64.20 83.60 63.90 82.90
2022 1198 8676 10357.17 99.00 98.50 84.20 98.70 83.50

Source: Operating details - IAEA PRIS


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