BERKELEY-2

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
138 MWe
138 MWe
166 MWe
620 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jan, 1957
01 Mar, 1962
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
24 Jun, 1962
20 Oct, 1962
Permanent Shutdown Date
26 Oct, 1988

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
21.55 TW.h
58.8 %
82.9 %
41.2 %
58.0 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1988

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 1308.000 167 0 0.0 89.0 NC 89.4 NC
1971 1276.850 166 8809 100.0 87.3 NC 87.3 NC
1972 1135.000 166 8700 99.6 78.3 NC 78.3 NC
1973 1046.850 138 8736 100.0 89.0 NC 86.8 NC
1974 984.000 138 8665 99.2 81.6 NC 81.6 NC
1975 986.500 138 8693 99.5 81.8 NC 81.8 NC
1976 989.500 138 8904 100.0 83.4 NC 80.5 NC
1977 916.500 138 8736 100.0 80.1 83.9 76.0 82.9
1978 723.500 138 8602 98.5 60.8 81.5 60.0 80.5
1979 738.500 138 8702 99.6 61.4 79.6 61.3 78.7
1980 616.500 138 8676 99.3 54.5 77.4 51.1 76.4
1981 97.500 138 1631 18.3 8.1 71.9 7.9 70.8
1982 122.000 138 3266 37.4 10.5 67.4 10.1 66.4
1983 379.500 138 8368 95.8 31.7 65.0 31.5 64.0
1984 395.000 138 7795 89.2 32.6 62.9 32.8 62.0
1985 515.390 138 6934 79.4 43.1 61.7 42.8 60.9
1986 399.000 138 6522 74.7 33.2 60.1 33.1 59.3
1987 478.770 138 8349 93.8 39.2 59.0 39.0 58.2
1988 542.750 138 6776 93.8 54.4 58.8 54.4 58.0
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 2014-04-20

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