DRESDEN-3

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
BWR
BWR-3 (Mark 1)
Exelon Corporation
Exelon Generation Co., Llc
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
867 MWe
794 MWe
890 MWe
2957 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
14 Oct, 1966
12 Jan, 1971
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
22 Jul, 1971
16 Nov, 1971

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
209.52 TW.h
76.4 %
77.4 %
23.6 %
70.6 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2013

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 1188.600 815 2137 32.4 100.0 100.0 27.9 27.9
1972 5175.600 815 7549 85.9 100.0 100.0 72.3 68.8
1973 3703.600 800 5905 67.4 69.2 85.4 52.8 61.2
1974 3608.900 800 5778 66.0 65.8 79.1 51.5 58.1
1975 2211.200 800 4505 51.4 31.5 67.5 31.6 51.6
1976 4037.200 781 7231 82.3 58.8 65.8 58.8 53.0
1977 5186.400 773 8072 92.2 76.6 67.6 76.6 56.8
1978 3835.300 773 6280 71.7 56.6 66.0 56.6 56.8
1979 3482.900 773 5930 67.7 51.4 64.3 51.4 56.1
1980 4335.500 773 6307 71.8 72.3 65.2 63.8 57.0
1981 5177.700 773 8256 94.2 94.5 68.0 76.5 58.9
1982 3896.400 773 5562 63.5 63.8 67.6 57.5 58.7
1983 4159.700 773 6401 73.1 73.1 68.1 61.4 59.0
1984 2135.500 773 3309 37.7 37.7 65.8 31.4 56.9
1985 4401.330 773 6618 75.6 75.6 66.5 65.0 57.4
1986 1498.300 773 2456 28.0 28.1 64.0 22.1 55.1
1987 4395.500 773 6591 75.2 75.3 64.6 64.9 55.7
1988 4168.360 773 6278 71.5 71.5 65.0 61.4 56.1
1989 5119.460 773 7235 82.6 82.6 66.0 75.6 57.1
1990 5149.790 773 7272 83.0 83.0 66.9 76.0 58.1
1991 2584.210 773 5247 59.9 59.9 66.6 38.2 57.1
1992 3077.060 773 5364 61.1 61.1 66.3 45.3 56.6
1993 4969.040 773 7040 80.4 80.4 66.9 73.4 57.3
1994 1666.360 773 3009 34.4 34.4 65.5 24.6 55.9
1995 3477.260 773 5209 59.5 59.5 65.3 51.4 55.7
1996 2962.140 773 4273 48.6 48.9 64.6 43.6 55.3
1997 4046.200 773 5900 67.4 68.6 64.8 59.8 55.4
1998 6234.590 773 8157 93.1 93.1 65.8 92.1 56.8
1999 6129.960 773 7978 91.1 91.1 66.7 90.5 58.0
2000 6365.120 773 8243 93.8 93.8 67.6 93.7 59.2
2001 6465.950 773 8359 95.4 95.4 68.6 95.5 60.4
2002 6060.870 850 7915 90.4 90.5 69.3 87.3 61.3
2003 6963.860 850 8206 93.7 94.2 70.1 93.5 62.4
2004 6436.940 850 7544 85.9 85.9 70.6 86.2 63.2
2005 7032.370 850 8169 93.2 93.3 71.4 94.4 64.1
2006 7171.930 867 8298 94.7 94.7 72.1 94.4 65.1
2007 7558.090 867 8715 99.5 99.5 72.9 99.5 66.1
2008 6919.050 867 8118 92.4 92.4 73.5 90.8 66.9
2009 7364.790 867 8557 97.7 97.7 74.2 97.0 67.7
2010 6866.240 867 8076 92.2 92.2 74.7 90.4 68.4
2011 7533.020 867 8760 100.0 100.0 75.4 99.2 69.2
2012 6892.730 867 8218 93.6 93.7 75.9 90.5 69.8
2013 7869.990 867 8590 98.0 98.1 76.4 103.6 70.6
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-09-29

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