OLDBURY A-2

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
660 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 May, 1962
01 Dec, 1967
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
06 Apr, 1968
30 Sep, 1968
Permanent Shutdown Date
30 Jun, 2011

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
65.63 TW.h
80.7 %
88.9 %
19.3 %
81.3 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2011

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
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 1841.310 217 8613 98.3 96.7 83.9 96.9 84.3
1996 1790.890 217 8641 98.4 94.0 84.3 94.0 84.7
1997 1832.390 217 8618 98.4 96.4 84.8 96.4 85.1
1998 1883.090 217 8760 100.0 98.8 85.2 99.1 85.6
1999 1515.450 217 7036 80.3 79.3 85.0 79.7 85.4
2000 1951.590 217 8685 98.9 98.6 85.5 102.4 86.0
2001 1939.820 217 8715 99.5 98.8 85.9 102.0 86.5
2002 1705.690 217 7724 88.2 87.8 86.0 89.7 86.6
2003 1859.370 217 8187 93.5 93.4 86.2 97.8 86.9
2004 1686.380 217 8187 93.2 88.5 86.3 88.5 87.0
2005 776.530 217 3743 42.7 40.8 85.0 40.8 85.7
2006 0.000 217 0 0.0 0.0 82.6 0.0 83.3
2007 618.000 217 3178 36.3 32.5 81.3 32.5 82.0
2008 1660.090 217 8241 93.8 87.2 81.5 87.1 82.1
2009 1265.090 217 6439 73.5 66.6 81.1 66.6 81.7
2010 1371.880 217 6579 75.1 72.2 80.9 72.2 81.5
2011 624.930 217 3113 71.7 66.3 80.7 66.3 81.3
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 2014-04-22

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