OLDBURY A-1

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
GCR
MAGNOX
Nuclear Decommissioning Authority
Magnox Limited
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
217 MWe
300 MWe
230 MWe
730 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 May, 1962
01 Aug, 1967
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
07 Nov, 1967
31 Dec, 1967
Permanent Shutdown Date
29 Feb, 2012

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
62.26 TW.h
75.9 %
85.5 %
24.1 %
76.2 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2012

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
1967 Data from a trial operation not provided
1968 Data Not Provided
1969 "
1970 1273.000 212 0 0.0 100.0 NC 68.6 NC
1971 1560.450 212 8759 99.4 86.9 93.4 83.6 76.1
1972 1436.450 210 8736 100.0 76.0 87.7 78.3 76.8
1973 1265.200 200 8704 99.6 63.3 81.8 72.4 75.8
1974 1355.000 200 8731 99.9 74.9 80.5 77.6 76.1
1975 1436.500 204 8693 99.5 78.9 80.2 80.6 76.8
1976 1508.500 208 8714 97.9 80.2 80.2 81.4 77.5
1977 1555.000 208 8736 100.0 85.5 80.9 85.6 78.5
1978 1533.500 208 8736 100.0 84.5 81.3 84.4 79.2
1979 1592.000 208 8736 100.0 88.0 82.0 87.6 80.0
1980 1648.000 208 8736 100.0 86.2 82.4 90.7 81.0
1981 1688.000 208 8904 100.0 85.5 82.6 91.1 81.9
1982 1717.000 208 8736 100.0 86.0 82.9 94.5 82.8
1983 1506.500 217 8566 98.0 77.4 82.5 79.5 82.6
1984 1520.500 217 8736 100.0 77.7 82.2 80.2 82.4
1985 1661.050 217 8701 99.6 83.2 82.2 87.6 82.8
1986 1654.280 217 8650 99.0 85.0 82.4 87.3 83.0
1987 1611.460 217 8904 100.0 82.9 82.4 83.4 83.0
1988 1687.600 217 8530 97.6 86.0 82.6 89.0 83.4
1989 1457.590 217 8644 99.0 82.0 82.6 76.9 83.0
1990 1457.530 217 8713 99.7 76.1 82.3 76.9 82.7
1991 1592.090 217 8736 100.0 84.3 82.4 84.0 82.8
1992 1706.070 217 8857 99.5 88.6 82.6 88.3 83.0
1993 1770.630 217 8736 100.0 92.5 83.1 93.4 83.5
1994 1743.400 217 8318 95.2 91.6 83.4 92.0 83.8
1995 1570.500 217 7861 89.7 82.6 83.4 82.6 83.8
1996 1548.780 217 7870 89.6 81.2 83.3 81.2 83.7
1997 1693.070 217 8722 99.6 89.1 83.5 89.1 83.9
1998 1532.280 217 7617 87.0 80.6 83.4 80.6 83.8
1999 1774.330 217 8420 96.1 93.2 83.7 93.3 84.1
2000 1641.410 217 7928 90.3 86.1 83.8 86.1 84.2
2001 1621.290 217 7668 87.5 85.3 83.9 85.3 84.2
2002 1714.990 217 8215 93.8 90.1 84.0 90.2 84.4
2003 1513.700 217 7438 84.9 79.6 83.9 79.6 84.2
2004 723.830 217 3430 39.0 38.0 82.6 38.0 82.9
2005 744.570 217 3997 45.6 39.2 81.4 39.2 81.7
2006 1106.000 217 5628 64.2 58.2 80.7 58.2 81.0
2007 0.000 217 0 0.0 0.0 78.6 0.0 78.8
2008 0.000 217 0 0.0 0.0 76.5 0.0 76.8
2009 842.320 217 4739 54.1 44.3 75.7 44.3 76.0
2010 1728.350 217 8760 100.0 90.9 76.1 90.9 76.3
2011 1338.850 217 7176 81.9 70.4 75.9 70.4 76.2
2012 224.310 217 1427 99.1 71.8 75.9 71.8 76.2
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 2014-08-21

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