WINDSCALE AGR

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
GCR
AGR
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
24 MWe
32 MWe
36 MWe
120 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Nov, 1958
09 Aug, 1962
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
01 Feb, 1963
01 Mar, 1963
Permanent Shutdown Date
03 Apr, 1981

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
3.26 TW.h
65.4 %
56.8 %
34.6 %
59.8 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1980

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
1963 Data Not Provided
1964 "
1965 "
1966 "
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 "
1971 "
1972 193.700 40 5838 66.5 55.1 NC 55.1 NC
1973 138.500 28 5466 62.4 62.0 NC 56.5 NC
1974 85.200 28 3465 39.6 39.6 NC 34.7 NC
1975 115.400 24 5288 60.4 60.5 NC 54.9 NC
1976 146.200 24 6269 71.4 71.1 NC 69.4 NC
1977 129.800 24 5281 60.3 60.3 NC 61.7 NC
1978 139.100 24 5958 68.0 67.6 NC 66.2 NC
1979 128.600 24 0 0.0 100.0 NC 61.2 NC
1980 181.000 24 7278 82.9 84.2 65.4 85.9 59.8
1981 Data Not Provided
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 2014-11-20

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