DUNGENESS A-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
225 MWe
275 MWe
230 MWe
840 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jul, 1960
01 Jun, 1965
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
21 Sep, 1965
28 Oct, 1965
Permanent Shutdown Date
31 Dec, 2006

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
59.19 TW.h
74.3 %
86.5 %
25.7 %
74.0 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2006

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 1588.000 289 0 0.0 62.9 NC 62.7 NC
1971 1703.500 235 8809 100.0 82.3 NC 82.3 NC
1972 1709.450 285 8736 100.0 68.6 NC 68.7 NC
1973 1605.500 205 8736 100.0 89.0 NC 89.6 NC
1974 1687.000 205 8672 99.3 93.8 77.6 94.2 77.7
1975 1648.500 205 8736 100.0 92.0 79.6 92.0 79.8
1976 1530.500 205 8867 99.6 83.8 80.2 83.8 80.3
1977 1409.500 205 8736 100.0 78.9 80.0 78.7 80.1
1978 1333.500 205 8731 99.9 74.7 79.5 74.5 79.5
1979 584.500 205 6905 79.0 39.5 75.8 32.6 75.3
1980 34.500 205 540 6.2 2.1 69.7 1.9 69.2
1981 60.000 205 840 9.4 2.4 64.4 3.3 64.0
1982 1295.000 205 8666 99.2 72.3 65.0 72.3 64.6
1983 1481.000 205 8736 100.0 82.4 66.1 82.7 65.8
1984 1457.000 205 8736 100.0 80.9 67.1 81.4 66.8
1985 1668.170 212 8716 99.8 90.6 68.5 90.1 68.2
1986 1313.180 212 8678 99.3 70.2 68.6 70.9 68.3
1987 1527.390 212 8796 98.8 81.3 69.3 80.9 69.0
1988 1042.380 212 8568 98.1 61.7 68.9 56.3 68.4
1989 1101.500 212 8736 100.0 59.4 68.4 59.5 67.9
1990 1497.660 212 8711 99.7 81.0 69.0 80.9 68.5
1991 1600.200 212 8695 99.5 90.6 70.0 86.4 69.3
1992 1872.830 220 8905 100.0 95.9 71.1 98.2 70.6
1993 1609.690 220 8697 99.6 83.4 71.6 83.8 71.2
1994 1770.330 220 8101 92.7 92.0 72.5 92.1 72.0
1995 1834.570 220 8450 96.5 95.1 73.3 95.2 72.9
1996 1255.170 220 5824 66.3 65.0 73.0 65.0 72.6
1997 1825.930 220 8705 99.4 94.8 73.8 94.8 73.4
1998 1589.330 225 7543 86.1 80.6 74.1 80.6 73.7
1999 1881.150 225 8760 100.0 95.4 74.8 95.4 74.4
2000 1421.370 225 7004 79.7 71.9 74.7 71.9 74.3
2001 931.980 225 5395 61.6 47.3 73.8 47.3 73.5
2002 1488.080 225 7414 84.6 75.5 73.9 75.5 73.5
2003 1608.530 225 7967 91.0 81.6 74.1 81.6 73.8
2004 1197.010 225 6009 68.4 60.6 73.7 60.6 73.4
2005 1609.390 225 7872 89.9 81.6 73.9 81.6 73.6
2006 1734.700 225 8626 98.7 88.2 74.3 88.2 74.0
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 2014-10-30

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