WINFRITH SGHWR

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
SGHWR
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
92 MWe
92 MWe
100 MWe
318 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 May, 1963
01 Sep, 1967
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
01 Dec, 1967
01 Jan, 1968
Permanent Shutdown Date
11 Sep, 1990

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
10.96 TW.h
61.2 %
60.9 %
38.8 %
60.7 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1990

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 "
1971 507.100 100 5374 61.4 57.9 NC 57.9 NC
1972 236.700 100 2477 28.2 26.9 NC 27.0 NC
1973 528.300 100 5346 61.0 60.1 48.3 60.3 48.4
1974 489.100 100 4998 57.0 55.8 50.2 55.8 50.2
1975 533.600 100 5337 60.9 60.2 52.2 60.9 52.4
1976 421.000 92 4610 52.5 60.0 53.4 52.1 52.3
1977 536.000 92 5737 65.5 72.4 55.9 66.5 54.2
1978 551.000 92 5864 66.9 63.6 56.8 68.4 55.9
1979 538.000 92 5780 66.0 67.6 58.0 66.8 57.0
1980 565.000 92 5980 68.1 70.1 59.2 69.9 58.3
1981 491.000 92 5650 64.5 60.4 59.2 60.9 58.5
1982 542.000 92 6228 71.1 67.1 59.9 67.2 59.2
1983 651.000 93 6468 73.8 79.6 61.4 79.9 60.8
1984 546.000 92 5831 66.4 67.2 61.8 67.6 61.2
1985 388.800 92 4157 47.4 47.1 60.8 48.2 60.4
1986 538.000 92 5825 66.5 66.2 61.2 66.8 60.8
1987 518.000 92 5619 64.1 63.8 61.3 64.3 61.0
1988 492.000 92 5331 60.7 60.5 61.3 60.9 61.0
1989 423.290 92 4594 52.4 51.2 60.7 52.5 60.6
1990 368.000 92 4064 65.2 74.9 61.2 64.1 60.7
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 2014-11-22

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