SALEM-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
W (4-loop) DRYAMB
PSEG Power, Inc.
PSEG Nuclear LLC
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1168 MWe
1090 MWe
1254 MWe
3459 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
25 Sep, 1968
11 Dec, 1976
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
25 Dec, 1976
30 Jun, 1977

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
243.21 TW.h
70.5 %
70.6 %
29.5 %
67.9 %
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
1976 3.200 1090 0
1977 3398.200 1079 2432 54.5 42.8 42.8 42.8 42.8
1978 4537.000 1079 4862 55.5 48.0 46.2 48.0 46.2
1979 2084.300 1079 2231 25.5 22.0 36.6 22.0 36.6
1980 5689.800 1079 6075 69.2 69.5 46.0 60.0 43.3
1981 6191.300 1079 6839 78.1 78.5 53.2 65.5 48.2
1982 4107.400 1079 4192 47.8 47.0 52.1 43.5 47.4
1983 5408.800 1079 5127 58.5 57.6 52.9 57.2 48.9
1984 2160.150 1079 2378 27.1 27.1 49.5 22.8 45.4
1985 9007.510 1079 8345 95.3 95.2 54.8 95.3 51.2
1986 7084.010 1106 6921 79.0 78.6 57.3 74.6 53.7
1987 6216.610 1106 6362 72.6 72.6 58.8 64.2 54.7
1988 7418.560 1106 6841 77.9 77.9 60.5 76.4 56.7
1989 6213.350 1106 6059 69.2 69.2 61.2 64.1 57.3
1990 5999.210 1106 5868 67.0 67.0 61.7 61.9 57.6
1991 6810.280 1106 6479 74.0 74.0 62.5 70.3 58.5
1992 5307.840 1106 5090 58.0 58.0 62.2 54.6 58.2
1993 5870.600 1106 5746 65.6 65.6 62.4 60.6 58.4
1994 5779.310 1106 5865 67.0 67.0 62.7 59.6 58.5
1995 2554.430 1106 2632 30.0 30.1 60.9 26.4 56.7
1996 0.000 1106 0 0.0 0.0 57.8 0.0 53.8
1997 0.000 1106 0 0.0 0.0 54.9 0.0 51.1
1998 6475.620 1106 6199 70.8 70.8 55.6 66.8 51.8
1999 8009.170 1106 7663 87.5 87.5 57.1 82.7 53.2
2000 8952.640 1106 8328 94.8 94.8 58.7 92.2 54.9
2001 7709.420 1096 7116 81.2 80.9 59.6 80.8 56.0
2002 8620.570 1096 7855 89.7 89.5 60.8 89.8 57.3
2003 9096.680 1096 8401 95.9 95.8 62.1 94.8 58.7
2004 7452.710 1159 6766 77.0 77.6 62.7 75.2 59.3
2005 9440.580 1111 8105 92.5 92.5 63.7 97.0 60.7
2006 10228.090 1174 8725 99.6 99.6 65.0 99.4 62.1
2007 9158.510 1174 8013 91.5 91.5 66.0 89.0 63.0
2008 9333.790 1174 8053 91.7 91.7 66.8 90.5 63.9
2009 10221.760 1174 8735 99.7 99.7 67.9 99.4 65.1
2010 8776.600 1174 7653 87.4 87.4 68.5 85.3 65.7
2011 8835.770 1174 7847 89.6 89.6 69.2 85.9 66.4
2012 9896.780 1168 8472 96.4 96.5 70.0 96.5 67.2
2013 9124.160 1168 7692 87.8 87.8 70.5 89.2 67.9
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-12-18

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