HINKLEY POINT A-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
235 MWe
250 MWe
267 MWe
900 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Nov, 1957
01 Oct, 1964
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
19 Mar, 1965
05 May, 1965
Permanent Shutdown Date
23 May, 2000

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
46.47 TW.h
74.5 %
89.0 %
25.5 %
72.4 %
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
1965 Data Not Provided
1966 "
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 1041.000 332 0 0.0 35.8 NC 35.8 NC
1971 343.300 271 6087 69.5 43.2 NC 14.5 NC
1972 1434.150 271 0 0.0 60.6 NC 60.6 NC
1973 1157.350 230 8211 94.0 57.9 NC 57.6 NC
1974 1522.000 230 8736 100.0 75.7 53.0 75.8 47.1
1975 1495.500 230 8604 98.5 74.4 56.2 74.4 51.1
1976 1599.500 230 8736 100.0 84.8 59.8 79.6 54.8
1977 1623.500 230 8697 99.6 81.2 62.3 80.8 57.7
1978 1591.500 215 8736 100.0 87.9 64.7 84.7 60.3
1979 1394.500 215 8698 99.6 76.4 65.7 74.2 61.5
1980 1541.500 215 8707 99.7 83.3 67.2 82.1 63.2
1981 1542.500 215 8601 96.6 83.9 68.4 80.6 64.5
1982 1606.000 215 8708 99.7 87.0 69.7 85.5 66.0
1983 1649.000 215 8736 100.0 87.4 70.8 87.8 67.4
1984 1717.000 215 8736 100.0 90.7 72.1 91.4 68.8
1985 1758.530 215 8736 100.0 88.6 73.0 93.6 70.3
1986 1778.730 215 8736 100.0 90.3 74.0 94.7 71.6
1987 1854.700 235 8904 100.0 90.3 74.9 88.6 72.6
1988 1821.690 235 8568 98.1 90.4 75.7 88.7 73.4
1989 1378.010 235 8092 92.6 75.2 75.7 67.1 73.1
1990 1324.980 235 8354 95.6 63.7 75.1 64.5 72.7
1991 1428.710 235 8650 99.0 72.3 75.0 69.6 72.6
1992 1060.140 235 8794 98.8 51.5 73.9 50.7 71.6
1993 1711.710 235 8428 96.5 83.4 74.3 83.4 72.1
1994 1630.700 235 7691 88.0 78.8 74.5 79.4 72.4
1995 Data Not Provided
1996 "
1997 "
1998 "
1999 "
2000 "
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 2014-11-22

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