BROWNS FERRY-2

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
BWR
BWR-4 (Mark 1)
Tennessee Valley Authority
Tennessee Valley Authority
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1104 MWe
1065 MWe
1155 MWe
3458 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 May, 1967
20 Jul, 1974
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date Long-Term Shutdown Date Long-Term Shutdown End Date
28 Aug, 1974
01 Mar, 1975
01 Mar, 1985
24 May, 1991

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
242.41 TW.h
80.7 %
81.7 %
19.3 %
77.5 %
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
1974 1123.800 1065 1998
1975 1425.700 1065 1578 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.0
1976 1567.200 1065 2547 29.0 16.8 12.4 16.8 12.3
1977 6225.000 1065 6963 79.5 66.8 31.5 66.7 31.5
1978 5547.500 1065 6032 68.9 59.4 38.8 59.5 38.8
1979 7441.400 1065 7593 86.7 79.8 47.2 79.8 47.2
1980 5618.400 1065 6073 69.1 69.5 51.1 60.1 49.4
1981 7471.900 1065 7452 85.1 85.2 56.0 80.1 53.9
1982 4450.900 1065 4778 54.5 54.9 55.9 47.7 53.1
1983 6385.600 1065 6514 74.4 74.8 58.0 68.4 54.8
1984 4044.370 1065 5844 66.5 66.6 58.9 43.2 53.7
1985 Data Not Available - Long-Term Shutdown
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1991 3804.010 1065 4125 80.3 80.4 59.2 69.5 53.7
1992 8388.770 1065 8401 95.6 95.7 62.4 89.7 56.8
1993 5776.840 1065 5753 65.7 65.7 62.6 61.9 57.2
1994 7345.170 1065 7234 82.6 82.6 64.1 78.7 58.8
1995 9197.030 1065 8629 98.5 98.5 66.4 98.6 61.5
1996 8046.290 1065 7795 88.7 88.7 67.9 86.0 63.1
1997 8372.930 1065 8130 92.8 92.8 69.4 89.8 64.7
1998 9301.040 1065 8730 99.7 99.7 71.1 99.7 66.7
1999 8586.320 1118 7985 91.2 91.0 72.2 89.1 68.0
2000 9733.460 1118 8727 99.4 99.4 73.7 99.1 69.6
2001 8414.560 1118 7636 87.2 87.2 74.3 85.9 70.4
2002 8911.260 1118 8269 94.4 94.4 75.3 91.0 71.4
2003 8369.220 1118 7888 90.0 90.1 76.0 85.5 72.1
2004 9785.980 1118 8715 99.2 99.2 77.0 99.6 73.3
2005 8802.160 1118 8052 91.9 91.9 77.6 89.9 74.0
2006 9232.640 1118 8365 95.5 95.5 78.4 94.3 74.8
2007 7606.630 1104 7229 82.5 80.7 78.4 78.6 75.0
2008 9429.920 1104 8545 97.3 97.3 79.2 97.2 75.8
2009 7808.510 1103 7122 81.3 81.3 79.2 80.8 76.0
2010 8842.510 1104 8568 97.8 97.8 79.9 91.4 76.5
2011 7720.390 1104 7092 81.0 81.0 79.9 79.8 76.6
2012 9576.000 1104 8685 98.9 98.9 80.5 98.8 77.3
2013 7997.820 1104 7527 85.9 85.9 80.7 82.7 77.5
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-04-23

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