OCONEE-3

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
B&W (L-loop)
Duke Energy Corp.
Duke Energy Corp.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
846 MWe
887 MWe
891 MWe
2568 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
06 Nov, 1967
05 Sep, 1974
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
18 Sep, 1974
16 Dec, 1974

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
234.42 TW.h
81.4 %
81.8 %
18.6 %
80.5 %
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 Data from a trial operation not provided
1975 5037.400 871 6761 77.2 66.1 66.1 66.0 66.0
1976 4758.000 871 6072 69.1 62.2 64.2 62.2 64.1
1977 5268.700 860 6545 74.7 69.9 66.1 69.9 66.0
1978 6064.300 860 7444 85.0 80.5 69.6 80.5 69.6
1979 3278.900 860 4038 46.1 43.5 64.4 43.5 64.4
1980 5224.600 860 6414 73.0 73.8 66.0 69.2 65.2
1981 5641.400 860 6835 78.0 78.6 67.8 74.9 66.6
1982 2128.400 860 2826 32.3 33.5 63.5 28.2 61.8
1983 7099.100 860 8436 96.3 96.5 67.2 94.2 65.4
1984 5355.510 860 6474 73.7 74.2 67.9 70.9 66.0
1985 4860.760 860 6071 69.3 69.7 68.0 64.5 65.8
1986 6064.310 860 7781 88.8 90.0 69.9 80.5 67.0
1987 5094.420 860 6068 69.3 69.8 69.9 67.6 67.1
1988 5965.750 846 7190 81.8 81.9 70.7 80.3 68.0
1989 6337.390 846 7585 86.6 86.6 71.8 85.5 69.2
1990 7427.840 846 8712 99.4 99.4 73.4 100.2 71.1
1991 5594.620 846 6691 76.4 86.6 74.2 75.5 71.3
1992 5448.230 846 6634 75.5 75.5 74.3 73.3 71.4
1993 7393.760 846 8647 98.7 98.7 75.6 99.8 72.9
1994 5670.820 846 6781 77.4 77.5 75.6 76.5 73.1
1995 6467.840 846 7625 87.0 87.1 76.2 87.3 73.8
1996 5454.030 846 6429 73.2 73.2 76.1 73.4 73.7
1997 4652.640 846 5633 64.3 64.6 75.6 62.8 73.3
1998 5786.350 846 7026 80.2 80.1 75.8 78.1 73.5
1999 7369.540 846 8676 99.0 99.0 76.7 99.4 74.5
2000 6577.840 846 7729 88.0 88.0 77.1 88.5 75.0
2001 5398.550 846 6355 72.6 72.6 76.9 72.8 75.0
2002 7465.520 846 8688 99.2 99.2 77.7 100.7 75.9
2003 6318.010 846 7467 85.2 85.2 78.0 85.2 76.2
2004 5747.050 846 6698 76.2 76.3 77.9 77.3 76.2
2005 7236.990 846 8395 95.8 95.9 78.5 97.6 76.9
2006 6716.230 846 7804 89.1 89.1 78.8 90.6 77.3
2007 6461.880 846 7498 85.6 85.6 79.0 87.2 77.6
2008 7575.110 846 8717 99.2 99.2 79.6 101.9 78.3
2009 6974.690 846 8041 91.8 91.8 80.0 94.1 78.8
2010 6778.510 846 7889 90.1 90.1 80.2 91.5 79.1
2011 7602.370 846 8730 99.7 99.7 80.8 102.6 79.8
2012 6411.910 846 7469 85.0 85.0 80.9 86.3 79.9
2013 7553.220 846 8700 99.3 99.3 81.4 101.9 80.5
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-07-27

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