CALDER HALL-2

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
GCR
MAGNOX
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Sellafield Limited
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
49 MWe
35 MWe
60 MWe
268 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Aug, 1953
01 Dec, 1956
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
01 Feb, 1957
01 Feb, 1957
Permanent Shutdown Date
31 Mar, 2003

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
14.04 TW.h
79.6 %
75.0 %
20.4 %
76.9 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1997

Operating History

Year Electricity Supplied
[GW.h]
Reference Unit Power
[MW]
Annual Time On Line
[h]
Operation Factor
[%]
Energy Availability Factor
[%]
Load Factor
[%]
Annual Cumulative Annual Cumulative
1957 Data Not Provided
1958 "
1959 "
1960 "
1961 "
1962 "
1963 "
1964 "
1965 "
1966 "
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 "
1971 476.500 60 8760 100.0 90.7 NC 90.7 NC
1972 477.520 60 8784 100.0 90.6 NC 90.6 NC
1973 381.250 49 8760 100.0 59.4 NC 88.8 NC
1974 380.950 49 8066 92.1 90.0 NC 88.8 NC
1975 290.820 49 8760 100.0 67.5 NC 67.8 NC
1976 Data Not Provided
1977 208.220 50 0 0.0 47.5 NC 47.5 NC
1978 255.250 50 0 0.0 58.3 NC 58.3 NC
1979 209.750 50 0 0.0 47.9 NC 47.9 NC
1980 241.250 50 8784 100.0 54.9 NC 54.9 NC
1981 328.500 50 8760 100.0 76.0 NC 75.0 NC
1982 350.750 50 8760 100.0 81.1 NC 80.1 NC
1983 353.000 50 8749 99.9 81.6 NC 80.6 NC
1984 360.000 50 8784 100.0 96.7 NC 82.0 NC
1985 360.030 50 7888 90.0 83.2 NC 82.2 NC
1986 353.350 50 7646 87.3 87.0 74.6 80.7 74.8
1987 334.250 50 7597 86.7 82.6 75.1 76.3 74.9
1988 325.590 50 7129 81.2 86.4 75.8 74.1 74.8
1989 349.010 50 7447 85.0 86.0 76.3 79.7 75.1
1990 342.770 50 7453 85.1 85.8 76.8 78.3 75.3
1991 340.500 50 7513 85.8 84.6 77.2 77.7 75.4
1992 355.790 50 7570 86.2 85.9 77.6 81.0 75.6
1993 368.750 50 8108 92.6 90.8 78.2 84.2 76.0
1994 372.980 50 8011 91.4 92.1 78.8 85.2 76.4
1995 357.500 49 0 0.0 88.2 79.2 83.3 76.7
1996 347.280 49 0 0.0 85.7 79.4 80.7 76.8
1997 343.580 50 7567 86.4 85.1 79.6 78.4 76.9
1998 Data Not Provided
1999 "
2000 "
2001 "
2002 "
2003 "
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.
NC – cumulative values not calculated when more than 50% of required data is missing in PRIS


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-10-24

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