WYLFA-1

Operational


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
490 MWe
550 MWe
540 MWe
1920 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Sep, 1963
01 Nov, 1969
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
24 Jan, 1971
01 Nov, 1971

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
121.56 TW.h
70.6 %
82.8 %
29.4 %
70.9 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2013

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
1971 860.890 495 5213 87.0 47.2 47.2 47.2 47.2
1972 1513.150 495 0 0.0 35.0 36.7 35.0 36.8
1973 1118.450 420 0 0.0 30.5 34.1 30.5 34.1
1974 2182.000 420 8568 98.1 59.5 41.6 59.5 41.6
1975 791.500 420 4437 50.8 21.6 37.0 21.6 37.0
1976 2409.000 420 8633 97.0 66.8 42.7 64.4 42.2
1977 2492.000 420 8008 91.7 70.0 46.9 67.9 46.2
1978 1900.500 420 7739 88.6 52.5 47.7 51.8 47.0
1979 2600.000 420 8694 99.5 74.9 50.9 70.9 49.8
1980 2882.000 420 8609 98.6 78.1 53.8 78.6 52.9
1981 3117.000 420 8823 99.1 83.2 56.7 83.4 55.9
1982 3020.000 420 8700 98.5 81.7 58.9 81.4 58.1
1983 3148.000 420 8715 99.8 83.9 60.9 85.8 60.4
1984 3378.500 420 8728 99.9 89.5 63.0 92.1 62.7
1985 3341.250 420 8736 100.0 88.4 64.8 91.1 64.7
1986 2049.950 420 7939 90.6 61.9 64.6 55.7 64.1
1987 2249.700 420 8611 96.7 58.8 64.3 60.2 63.9
1988 3086.180 420 8530 97.6 83.8 65.4 84.1 65.0
1989 3307.020 420 8572 97.6 86.9 66.6 89.6 66.4
1990 3373.200 420 8549 97.9 89.9 67.8 91.9 67.7
1991 3725.650 420 8374 95.9 89.7 68.8 101.5 69.3
1992 3897.590 475 8904 100.0 92.1 70.1 92.2 70.6
1993 3607.610 475 8477 97.0 86.8 70.9 86.9 71.4
1994 3055.490 475 6933 79.4 72.4 71.0 73.6 71.5
1995 2928.820 475 6216 71.0 69.7 70.9 70.4 71.4
1996 3973.850 475 8438 96.1 93.2 71.9 95.2 72.5
1997 3534.780 490 7353 83.9 81.9 72.3 82.4 72.9
1998 3725.160 490 8079 92.2 86.3 72.9 86.8 73.4
1999 3130.260 490 7632 87.1 72.7 72.9 72.9 73.4
2000 1000.950 490 2460 28.0 23.3 71.0 23.3 71.5
2001 1306.510 490 3451 39.4 30.4 69.5 30.4 70.0
2002 4058.300 490 8541 97.5 94.4 70.4 94.6 70.9
2003 2916.040 490 6389 72.9 67.9 70.3 67.9 70.8
2004 4144.310 490 8784 100.0 96.1 71.2 96.3 71.6
2005 2967.860 490 7200 82.2 69.1 71.1 69.1 71.6
2006 3730.400 490 8598 98.2 86.9 71.6 86.9 72.0
2007 1569.940 490 4401 50.2 36.6 70.5 36.6 71.0
2008 3944.360 490 8784 100.0 91.6 71.2 91.6 71.6
2009 2343.010 490 5672 64.8 54.6 70.7 54.6 71.1
2010 3480.520 490 8760 100.0 81.1 71.0 81.1 71.4
2011 2270.310 490 5487 62.6 52.9 70.5 52.9 70.9
2012 2578.250 490 6624 75.4 59.9 70.2 59.9 70.6
2013 3648.930 490 8693 99.2 85.0 70.6 85.0 70.9
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-11-26

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