WYLFA-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
490 MWe
550 MWe
540 MWe
1920 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Sep, 1963
01 Sep, 1970
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
21 Jul, 1971
03 Jan, 1972
Permanent Shutdown Date
25 Apr, 2012

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
109.28 TW.h
69.5 %
82.5 %
30.5 %
69.8 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2012

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
1971 653.040 495 3251
1972 1513.150 495 0 0.0 35.0 35.0 35.0 35.0
1973 1118.450 420 0 0.0 30.5 32.9 30.5 32.9
1974 2182.000 420 8568 98.1 59.5 41.3 59.5 41.3
1975 791.500 420 4437 50.8 21.6 36.6 21.6 36.6
1976 2409.000 420 8633 97.0 66.8 42.5 64.4 42.0
1977 2492.000 420 8008 91.7 70.0 46.9 67.9 46.2
1978 1900.500 420 7739 88.6 52.5 47.7 51.8 47.0
1979 2600.000 420 8694 99.5 74.9 51.0 70.9 49.9
1980 2882.000 420 8609 98.6 78.1 54.0 78.6 53.0
1981 3117.000 420 8823 99.1 83.2 56.9 83.4 56.0
1982 3020.000 420 8700 98.5 81.7 59.1 81.4 58.3
1983 3148.000 420 8715 99.8 83.9 61.1 85.8 60.6
1984 3378.500 420 8728 99.9 89.5 63.3 92.1 63.0
1985 3341.250 420 8736 100.0 88.4 65.0 91.1 64.9
1986 2049.950 420 7939 90.6 61.9 64.8 55.7 64.3
1987 2249.700 420 8611 96.7 58.8 64.5 60.2 64.1
1988 3086.180 420 8530 97.6 83.8 65.6 84.1 65.2
1989 3307.020 420 8572 97.6 86.9 66.8 89.6 66.6
1990 3373.200 420 8549 97.9 89.9 68.0 91.9 67.9
1991 3725.650 420 8374 95.9 89.7 69.0 101.5 69.5
1992 3897.590 475 8904 100.0 92.1 70.3 92.2 70.8
1993 3607.610 475 8477 97.0 86.8 71.1 86.9 71.6
1994 3055.490 475 6933 79.4 72.4 71.2 73.6 71.7
1995 3765.930 475 8760 100.0 90.5 72.0 90.5 72.5
1996 3150.520 475 7445 84.8 75.5 72.2 75.5 72.7
1997 3979.380 490 8342 95.2 92.7 73.1 92.7 73.5
1998 3329.140 490 7128 81.4 78.1 73.3 77.6 73.7
1999 4035.420 490 8656 98.8 93.0 74.1 94.0 74.5
2000 887.010 490 2208 25.1 20.6 72.0 20.6 72.4
2001 1286.370 490 3198 36.5 30.0 70.5 30.0 70.9
2002 3417.230 490 7385 84.3 79.5 70.8 79.6 71.2
2003 3354.410 490 7544 86.1 78.1 71.0 78.2 71.4
2004 3246.960 490 7296 83.1 75.4 71.2 75.4 71.6
2005 3781.990 490 8645 98.7 88.1 71.7 88.1 72.1
2006 1932.560 490 6020 68.7 45.0 70.9 45.0 71.2
2007 3198.800 490 7871 89.8 74.5 71.0 74.5 71.4
2008 2080.950 490 5427 61.8 48.4 70.4 48.4 70.7
2009 3259.420 490 8623 98.4 75.9 70.5 75.9 70.8
2010 1584.600 490 4235 48.3 36.9 69.6 36.9 69.9
2011 2639.960 490 6875 78.5 61.5 69.4 61.5 69.7
2012 1139.780 490 2780 99.9 82.8 69.5 83.6 69.8
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-07-28

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