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Nuclear Power in the UK, Market Outlook to 2020, 2011 Update - Capacity, Generation, Regulations, Power Plants, Companies

Published By :

GlobalData

Published Date : May 2011

Category :

Nuclear Power

No. of Pages : 79 Pages

 

The UK currently has a total installed capacity of 91,462 MW with nuclear installed capacity of 10,137 MW. Nuclear energy contributes around 16% of the country’s power generation. It has 19 nuclear power reactors generating 57 billion kWh of nuclear power. British Energy / Electricité de France and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) are the key players in the UK’s nuclear industry, while initially the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) was the entity to commission nuclear plants and later it was handled by the Central Electricity Generation Board in England and Wales and the South of Scotland Electricity Board. 

 

The government to encourage the role of the private sector, proposed looking into the issues hindering the construction of new builds. Areva and Westinghouse have applied for Generic Design Assessment (GDA) for their 1,600 MW EPR and AP1000 reactor designs respectively. The new builds are expected to start commercial operations by 2020 with the completion of the licensing process. Around four to six new builds are currently in the planning phase and are expected to start operations by 2019 or after 2020 with the addition of 6,680–10,000 MW capacity. There are around 27 nuclear reactors, which are shut down or in the decommissioning phase. 

 

Scope

 

  • The report analyzes the UK\'s nuclear power industry to 2020.
  • Explores and analyzes the trends and developments in the UK\'s nuclear power industry.
  • Provides details about historic and forecast installed nuclear capacity and generation.

Reasons to buy

 

The report will enhance your decision making capability in a more rapid and time sensitive manner. It will allow you to

 

  • Gain most up to date information and analysis on the UK\'s nuclear power industry.
  • Understand the role of nuclear power in the country\'s energy mix.
  • Facilitate decision making by understanding the trends and developments in the UK\'s nuclear power industry.

 

 

Table of Content:1 Table Of Contents 2
1.1 List of Tables 5
1.2 List of Figures 6

2 Executive Summary 7
2.1 Nuclear Power Industry in the UK 7
2.2 Trends and Developments in the UKs Nuclear Power Industry 7

3 Introduction 8
3.1 GlobalData Report Guidance 8

4 Nuclear Power Industry in the UK 9
4.1 Overview 9
4.2 Nuclear Plays a Significant Role in the UKs Electricity Generation 9
4.2.1 UK Power, Overview 9
4.2.2 UK Power, Installed Capacity and Generation 10
4.3 The UK, Nuclear Installed Capacity and Generation 14
4.3.1 The UK, Historic and Projected Nuclear Capacity and Generation 15
4.3.2 The UK, Operable Reactors 19
4.3.3 The UK, Decommissioning Reactors 20
4.4 Regulatory Frame Work: HSE is the Nuclear Regulatory Authority in the UK 21
4.4.1 Nuclear Energy Policy 22
4.4.2 Regulations 23

5 Trends and Developments in the UKs Nuclear Power Industry 24
5.1 Key Drivers, Challenges and Trends 24
5.1.1 Key Drivers 24
5.1.2 Challenges 25
5.1.3 Trends 26
5.2 The UKs Nuclear Power Outlook 26
5.3 Investment Opportunities are Ample for Equipment Suppliers, Construction Companies, Uranium Exporters and Decommissioning Service Providers 27
5.3.1 Equipment Suppliers and Power Generators 27
5.3.2 Uranium Exporters 27
5.3.3 Decommissioning Service Providers 27

6 United Kingdom, Nuclear Power Plants, Reactor Details 28
6.1 Dungeness B1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 28
6.2 Dungeness B2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 30
6.3 Hartlepool 1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 32
6.4 Hartlepool 2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 34
6.5 Heysham 1-1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 37
6.6 Heysham 1-2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 39
6.7 Heysham 2-1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 41
6.8 Heysham 2-2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 44
6.9 Hinkley Point B1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 47
6.10 Hinkley Point B2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 49
6.11 Hunterston B1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 51
6.12 Hunterston B2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 53
6.13 Oldbury 1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 55
6.14 Oldbury 2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 57
6.15 Sizewell B, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 59
6.16 Torness 1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 62
6.17 Torness 2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 64
6.18 Wylfa A1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 66
6.19 Wylfa A2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 68

7 Key Players in the UK Nuclear Industry 70
7.1 British Energy Group plc 70
7.1.1 Company Overview 70
7.1.2 Business Description 70
7.1.3 Major Products and Services 71
7.1.4 History 71
7.1.5 Locations and Subsidiaries 72
7.2 Nuclear Decommissioning Authority 73
7.2.1 Company Overview 73
7.2.2 Business Description 73
7.2.3 Major Products and Services 75
7.2.4 History 75
7.2.5 Locations and Subsidiaries 76
7.2.6 Other Locations & Subsidiaries 76

8 Appendix 77
8.1 Abbreviations (in alphabetical order) 77
8.2 Methodology 77
8.2.1 Coverage 78
8.2.2 Secondary Research 78
8.2.3 Primary Research 78
8.2.4 Modeling and Forecasting 79
8.3 Contact Us 79
8.4 Disclaimer 79

 

 

List of Table


Table 1: The UK, Historic and Forecast Power Generation Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 12
Table 2: The UK, Historic and Forecast Generation of Power, BkWh, 2000-2020 14
Table 3: The UK, Historic and Forecast Nuclear Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 16
Table 4: The UK, Historic and Forecast Nuclear Power Generation, BkWh, 2000-2020 18
Table 5: The UK, Operable Reactors, 2011 19
Table 6: The UK, Under Decommissioning Reactors, 2011 20
Table 7: The UK, Regulations for Nuclear Industry 23
Table 8: United Kingdom, Dungeness B1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 28
Table 9: United Kingdom, Dungeness B2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 30
Table 10: United Kingdom, Hartlepool 1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 32
Table 11: United Kingdom, Hartlepool 2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 34
Table 12: United Kingdom, Heysham 1-1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 37
Table 13: United Kingdom, Heysham 1-2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 39
Table 14: United Kingdom, Heysham 2-1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 41
Table 15: United Kingdom, Heysham 2-2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 44
Table 16: United Kingdom, Hinkley Point B1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 47
Table 17: United Kingdom, Hinkley Point B2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 49
Table 18: United Kingdom, Hunterston B1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 51
Table 19: United Kingdom, Hunterston B2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 53
Table 20: United Kingdom, Oldbury 1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 55
Table 21: United Kingdom, Oldbury 2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 57
Table 22: United Kingdom, Sizewell B, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 59
Table 23: United Kingdom, Torness 1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 62
Table 24: United Kingdom, Torness 2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 64
Table 25: United Kingdom, Wylfa A1, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 66
Table 26: United Kingdom, Wylfa A2, Nuclear Plant Technical Details 68
Table 27: Major Products and Services 71
Table 28: British Energy Group plc, Other Locations 72
Table 29: British Energy Group plc, Subsidiaries 73
Table 30: Major Products and Services 75
Table 31: Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, Other Locations 76
Table 32: Abbreviations 77

List of Chart


Figure 1: The UK, Power Production by Fuel Type, Percentage Share,%, 2010 10
Figure 2: The UK, Power Generation Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 11
Figure 3: The UK, Power Generation, BkWh, 2000-2020 13
Figure 4: The UK, Historic and Projected Nuclear Installed Capacity, MW, 2000-2020 15
Figure 5: The UK, Historic and Projected Nuclear Generation, BkWh, 2000-2020 17

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