HINKLEY POINT B-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
GCR
AGR
Edf Energy
Edf Energy
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
435 MWe
625 MWe
655 MWe
1494 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Sep, 1967
24 Sep, 1976
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
30 Oct, 1976
02 Oct, 1978

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
124.48 TW.h
75.6 %
80.5 %
24.4 %
76.8 %
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
1976 Data from a trial operation not provided
1977 "
1978 Data Not Provided
1979 3079.800 400 6646 76.1 73.5 73.5 88.1 88.1
1980 2337.160 500 5394 61.7 55.4 63.6 56.3 70.9
1981 3441.600 520 7118 79.9 74.3 67.6 74.3 72.2
1982 2950.760 520 6000 68.7 65.4 67.0 65.0 70.2
1983 4082.980 520 8127 93.0 86.6 71.2 89.9 74.4
1984 3408.220 520 6589 75.4 71.6 71.3 75.0 74.5
1985 4263.020 520 8167 93.5 82.2 72.9 93.8 77.4
1986 3199.190 560 6110 69.9 67.2 72.1 65.4 75.7
1987 1837.990 560 3554 39.9 38.8 68.0 36.9 70.9
1988 2905.410 560 5370 61.5 59.1 67.0 59.4 69.7
1989 4195.300 560 7878 90.2 85.5 68.8 85.8 71.2
1990 3101.980 560 5732 65.6 63.4 68.4 63.4 70.6
1991 4601.890 560 8430 96.5 94.4 70.5 94.1 72.5
1992 3614.470 585 6565 73.7 69.8 70.4 69.5 72.2
1993 4843.290 585 8587 97.5 94.6 72.2 94.0 73.8
1994 4126.200 585 7342 84.0 78.3 72.6 80.7 74.3
1995 4812.460 610 7910 90.0 89.6 73.7 89.8 75.3
1996 4797.270 610 8418 95.8 89.7 74.7 89.5 76.2
1997 4185.700 610 7341 83.6 78.3 74.9 78.1 76.3
1998 4252.570 610 7740 88.1 80.9 75.3 79.4 76.5
1999 4045.230 610 7221 82.2 77.0 75.4 75.5 76.4
2000 3850.580 610 7208 82.1 71.9 75.2 71.9 76.2
2001 4801.960 610 8545 97.3 87.0 75.7 89.6 76.8
2002 4580.960 610 8021 91.6 85.0 76.2 85.7 77.2
2003 4076.350 610 7032 80.3 74.8 76.1 76.3 77.2
2004 4578.710 610 8091 92.1 84.8 76.5 85.4 77.6
2005 4580.580 610 8257 94.3 85.2 76.8 85.7 77.9
2006 3370.180 620 6200 70.8 62.4 76.2 62.3 77.3
2007 1877.410 430 5204 59.4 45.2 75.4 44.9 76.3
2008 2628.760 410 6935 79.0 72.8 75.3 72.1 76.2
2009 1931.520 410 4963 56.7 53.7 74.8 53.8 75.7
2010 3152.410 410 7411 84.6 81.8 74.9 87.8 76.0
2011 3329.950 435 7863 89.8 86.8 75.2 87.4 76.2
2012 2793.960 435 6693 76.2 72.8 75.2 73.1 76.2
2013 3880.000 440 8553 97.6 94.7 75.6 100.7 76.8
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-08-21

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