HEYSHAM A-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
575 MWe
611 MWe
625 MWe
1500 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Dec, 1970
03 Jun, 1984
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
11 Oct, 1984
01 Apr, 1989

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
83.51 TW.h
67.9 %
72.8 %
32.1 %
67.0 %
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
1984 Data from a trial operation not provided
1985 1968.800 622 5874
1986 262.210 622 900
1987 2201.670 622 5190
1988 2118.250 485 4813
1989 2505.640 420 5507 83.4 100.0 100.0 90.4 90.4
1990 3044.180 510 6690 76.6 72.0 83.0 71.5 78.9
1991 2647.730 622 5132 58.8 64.6 75.0 48.7 65.8
1992 3548.130 550 6951 78.1 72.8 74.4 72.4 67.6
1993 4336.470 560 7886 90.3 88.1 77.4 89.4 72.4
1994 3707.460 575 6652 76.1 72.8 76.5 73.8 72.7
1995 3367.500 575 5772 65.7 67.0 75.0 66.7 71.7
1996 3561.870 575 6836 77.8 70.5 74.4 70.5 71.6
1997 4443.310 575 8026 91.4 86.9 75.9 88.0 73.5
1998 4497.560 575 7999 91.1 86.7 77.1 89.0 75.2
1999 3712.690 575 6570 74.8 71.7 76.6 73.5 75.0
2000 4342.620 575 7946 90.5 86.1 77.4 86.0 76.0
2001 4495.020 575 8187 93.2 89.3 78.4 89.0 77.0
2002 3407.890 575 6313 72.1 68.1 77.6 67.7 76.3
2003 3646.950 575 6595 75.3 72.5 77.2 72.4 76.1
2004 1974.610 575 3805 43.3 39.7 74.8 39.1 73.6
2005 2112.600 575 3869 44.2 43.7 72.9 41.9 71.7
2006 3972.250 575 7735 88.3 79.0 73.2 78.9 72.1
2007 2981.620 575 6280 71.7 59.4 72.5 59.2 71.4
2008 0.000 575 0 0.0 0.0 68.8 0.0 67.7
2009 2865.500 575 6414 73.2 57.2 68.2 56.9 67.2
2010 2421.730 575 5862 66.9 48.1 67.2 48.1 66.3
2011 3942.220 575 8117 92.7 78.5 67.8 78.3 66.8
2012 2891.720 575 5565 63.4 58.0 67.3 57.2 66.4
2013 4022.800 575 7464 85.2 81.3 67.9 79.9 67.0
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-10-30

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