BIG ROCK POINT

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
BWR
-
Consumers Power Co.
Consumers Power Co.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
67 MWe
72 MWe
71 MWe
240 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 May, 1960
27 Sep, 1962
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
08 Dec, 1962
29 Mar, 1963
Permanent Shutdown Date
29 Aug, 1997

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
12.74 TW.h
74.9 %
73.0 %
25.1 %
64.1 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1997

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
1962 Data from a trial operation not provided
1963 Data Not Provided
1964 "
1965 "
1966 "
1967 "
1968 "
1969 "
1970 "
1971 388.700 75 7810 89.2 100.0 NC 59.2 NC
1972 381.400 75 7001 79.7 100.0 NC 57.9 NC
1973 422.700 72 6993 79.8 100.0 NC 67.0 NC
1974 356.300 71 6167 70.4 100.0 NC 57.3 NC
1975 290.700 71 5237 59.8 46.8 NC 46.7 NC
1976 244.500 71 4404 50.1 39.2 NC 39.2 NC
1977 361.100 61 6429 73.4 66.3 NC 67.6 NC
1978 400.900 63 6818 77.8 71.6 78.6 72.6 58.1
1979 113.700 63 2061 23.5 20.5 72.8 20.6 54.3
1980 404.900 64 6932 78.9 78.7 73.3 72.0 56.0
1981 470.000 64 7940 90.6 90.2 74.8 83.8 58.3
1982 359.800 64 6195 70.7 69.4 74.3 64.2 58.8
1983 348.700 64 6221 71.0 69.7 74.0 62.2 59.0
1984 417.520 64 6902 78.6 77.6 74.2 74.3 60.1
1985 362.430 69 6439 73.5 74.4 74.3 59.8 60.0
1986 506.150 69 8360 95.4 95.6 75.6 83.7 61.6
1987 374.930 69 6128 70.0 70.7 75.3 62.0 61.6
1988 383.610 67 6272 71.4 72.0 75.1 63.9 61.7
1989 416.750 67 6878 78.5 78.6 75.3 71.0 62.2
1990 425.620 67 6716 76.7 76.7 75.4 72.5 62.7
1991 491.700 67 7436 84.9 84.9 75.8 83.8 63.7
1992 271.420 67 4698 53.5 53.5 74.8 46.1 62.9
1993 426.070 67 6932 79.1 79.1 75.0 72.6 63.3
1994 410.470 67 6450 73.6 73.7 75.0 69.9 63.6
1995 516.200 67 8270 94.4 94.5 75.7 88.0 64.6
1996 365.320 67 5571 63.4 63.5 75.3 62.1 64.5
1997 196.490 67 3456 59.9 60.0 74.9 50.8 64.1
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 2014-08-31

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