CHAPELCROSS-4

Permanent Shutdown


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
48 MWe
35 MWe
60 MWe
260 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Oct, 1955
22 Dec, 1959
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
01 Jan, 1960
01 Mar, 1960
Permanent Shutdown Date
29 Jun, 2004

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
14.20 TW.h
87.2 %
86.5 %
12.8 %
85.5 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1996

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
1960 Data Not Provided
1961 "
1962 "
1963 "
1964 "
1965 "
1966 "
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 "
1971 466.230 60 8760 100.0 88.7 NC 88.7 NC
1972 482.520 60 8784 100.0 91.5 NC 91.6 NC
1973 391.680 50 8760 100.0 92.5 NC 89.4 NC
1974 389.500 50 8760 100.0 93.1 NC 88.9 NC
1975 374.750 50 8757 100.0 91.1 NC 85.6 NC
1976 380.900 48 8072 91.9 90.4 NC 90.3 NC
1977 344.050 48 7408 84.6 81.0 NC 81.8 NC
1978 356.100 48 7616 86.9 84.7 NC 84.7 NC
1979 329.500 48 6959 79.7 78.9 NC 78.6 NC
1980 324.000 48 6790 77.3 76.8 NC 76.8 NC
1981 328.500 48 7091 81.0 78.1 86.3 78.1 85.2
1982 344.250 48 7475 85.3 81.9 86.0 81.9 85.0
1983 358.000 49 7727 88.2 85.3 85.9 83.4 84.8
1984 330.250 48 6991 79.6 78.3 85.4 78.3 84.4
1985 356.600 48 8365 95.5 88.0 85.6 84.8 84.4
1986 362.820 48 8760 100.0 88.3 85.7 86.3 84.5
1987 367.800 48 8760 100.0 89.6 86.0 87.5 84.7
1988 359.350 48 8784 100.0 88.3 86.1 85.2 84.7
1989 342.050 48 8760 100.0 85.9 86.1 81.4 84.6
1990 356.880 48 8760 100.0 89.2 86.2 84.9 84.6
1991 339.230 48 8760 100.0 85.0 86.2 80.7 84.4
1992 360.650 48 8784 100.0 87.9 86.2 85.5 84.4
1993 380.230 48 8760 100.0 92.5 86.5 90.4 84.7
1994 387.950 48 8760 100.0 93.1 86.8 92.3 85.0
1995 385.930 48 0 0.0 93.1 87.0 91.8 85.3
1996 389.400 48 0 0.0 93.2 87.2 92.4 85.5
1997 Data Not Provided
1998 "
1999 "
2000 "
2001 "
2002 "
2003 "
2004 "
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 2014-07-22

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