BRADWELL-1

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
123 MWe
150 MWe
146 MWe
481 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jan, 1957
01 Aug, 1961
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
01 Jul, 1962
01 Jul, 1962
Permanent Shutdown Date
31 Mar, 2002

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
27.17 TW.h
65.8 %
83.9 %
34.2 %
65.5 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1994

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 908.500 187 0 0.0 55.4 NC 55.5 NC
1971 913.600 145 8760 100.0 69.7 NC 71.9 NC
1972 1064.300 145 8736 100.0 83.4 NC 84.0 NC
1973 826.450 125 8736 100.0 81.6 NC 75.7 NC
1974 861.500 125 8224 94.1 78.9 NC 78.9 NC
1975 874.500 125 8736 100.0 80.0 NC 80.1 NC
1976 868.000 125 8904 100.0 77.9 NC 78.0 NC
1977 860.000 125 8702 99.6 78.6 74.6 78.8 74.3
1978 760.000 125 8658 99.1 69.6 74.1 69.6 73.8
1979 692.000 125 8655 99.1 63.8 73.1 63.4 72.9
1980 62.000 125 1015 11.6 5.8 67.4 5.7 67.2
1981 0.000 125 0 0.0 0.0 62.1 0.0 61.9
1982 447.000 123 7615 87.2 42.7 60.7 41.6 60.4
1983 619.500 123 8681 99.4 58.3 60.6 57.6 60.2
1984 849.000 123 8736 100.0 79.5 61.7 79.0 61.4
1985 935.100 123 8736 100.0 88.1 63.3 87.0 62.9
1986 791.350 123 8736 100.0 74.3 63.9 73.6 63.5
1987 931.620 123 8904 100.0 85.5 65.0 85.1 64.7
1988 849.590 123 8568 98.1 79.4 65.8 79.1 65.4
1989 402.010 123 5132 58.8 39.0 64.5 37.4 64.0
1990 741.650 123 8705 99.6 69.8 64.7 69.0 64.3
1991 807.080 123 8485 97.1 77.1 65.3 75.1 64.8
1992 591.920 123 5690 63.9 49.4 64.6 54.0 64.3
1993 818.970 123 8736 100.0 76.2 65.1 76.2 64.8
1994 906.470 123 8057 92.2 84.4 65.8 84.4 65.5
1995 Data Not Provided
1996 "
1997 "
1998 "
1999 "
2000 "
2001 "
2002 "
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 2014-10-31

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