HINKLEY POINT B-2

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
01 Feb, 1976
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
05 Feb, 1976
27 Sep, 1976

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
121.10 TW.h
73.9 %
78.1 %
26.1 %
72.9 %
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
1976 Data Not Provided
1977 1044.000 400 2756 31.6 74.6 74.6 29.9 29.9
1978 Data Not Provided
1979 1499.670 400 3512 40.2 38.2 56.4 42.9 36.4
1980 3008.940 500 6390 73.2 69.3 61.2 72.5 49.8
1981 2488.820 520 5054 56.8 54.7 59.3 53.8 51.0
1982 3155.050 520 6834 78.2 69.8 61.6 69.4 55.1
1983 3454.480 520 6839 78.3 74.1 63.9 76.0 59.0
1984 4393.540 520 8228 94.2 89.4 67.8 96.7 64.8
1985 3229.920 520 5950 68.1 66.7 67.7 71.1 65.6
1986 3497.250 560 7257 84.2 75.1 68.6 72.5 66.5
1987 2971.070 560 6333 71.1 60.6 67.7 59.6 65.7
1988 4268.170 560 8467 96.9 86.6 69.6 87.2 67.9
1989 2484.570 560 4896 56.0 65.4 69.2 50.8 66.3
1990 4463.540 560 8565 98.0 91.2 71.1 91.2 68.4
1991 2353.520 560 4432 50.7 57.4 70.0 48.1 66.8
1992 3901.970 585 7225 81.1 76.3 70.5 75.1 67.4
1993 3743.030 610 6575 75.3 71.4 70.6 71.7 67.8
1994 4852.230 610 8602 98.5 91.1 71.9 91.0 69.3
1995 4518.090 610 7411 84.4 84.6 72.7 84.3 70.3
1996 3119.850 610 5615 63.9 59.1 71.9 58.2 69.6
1997 4512.870 610 7958 90.6 85.0 72.7 84.2 70.4
1998 4738.890 610 8641 98.4 88.3 73.5 88.4 71.3
1999 4082.290 610 7402 84.3 75.8 73.6 76.2 71.6
2000 4189.370 610 7851 89.4 78.9 73.9 78.2 71.9
2001 4772.430 610 8406 95.7 84.1 74.3 89.1 72.7
2002 3257.330 610 6163 70.4 61.2 73.8 61.0 72.2
2003 4619.460 610 8575 97.9 86.5 74.3 86.4 72.8
2004 4150.520 610 8163 92.9 77.7 74.4 77.5 73.0
2005 3357.190 610 6544 74.7 63.3 74.0 62.8 72.6
2006 3132.910 600 6051 69.1 59.8 73.5 59.4 72.1
2007 1812.880 430 4806 54.9 44.0 72.7 43.8 71.3
2008 2709.850 410 6821 77.6 74.1 72.7 74.3 71.4
2009 3016.260 430 7268 83.0 79.6 72.9 81.0 71.6
2010 3263.250 430 7693 87.8 84.8 73.1 86.6 72.0
2011 2746.320 435 6580 75.1 72.0 73.1 72.1 72.0
2012 3480.490 435 8264 94.1 90.4 73.5 91.1 72.4
2013 3651.260 440 8196 93.6 90.5 73.9 94.7 72.9
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-10-24

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