DOUNREAY DFR

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
FBR
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
11 MWe
14 MWe
15 MWe
60 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Mar, 1955
14 Nov, 1959
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
01 Oct, 1962
01 Oct, 1962
Permanent Shutdown Date
01 Mar, 1977

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
0.54 TW.h
NC
NC
NC
NC
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1977

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
1962 Data Not Provided
1963 "
1964 "
1965 "
1966 "
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 "
1971 "
1972 55.900 15 4344 49.4 42.4 NC 42.4 NC
1973 44.200 15 3257 37.2 33.7 NC 33.6 NC
1974 25.700 12 2150 24.5 24.3 NC 24.4 NC
1975 23.900 13 2054 23.4 23.4 NC 21.0 NC
1976 28.400 11 2860 32.6 31.0 NC 29.4 NC
1977 14.200 11 1275 51.7 51.2 NC 52.0 NC
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 2014-10-30

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