BROWNS FERRY-3

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
1105 MWe
1065 MWe
1155 MWe
3458 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jul, 1968
08 Aug, 1976
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date Long-Term Shutdown Date Long-Term Shutdown End Date
12 Sep, 1976
01 Mar, 1977
01 Mar, 1985
01 Nov, 1995

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
203.82 TW.h
82.7 %
83.5 %
17.3 %
80.3 %
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 1416.900 1065 1994
1977 7247.500 1065 7857 88.5 74.8 74.8 74.8 74.8
1978 5554.300 1065 6225 71.1 59.5 66.5 59.5 66.5
1979 5482.500 1065 5704 65.1 58.8 63.8 58.8 63.8
1980 6936.100 1065 6949 79.1 79.3 67.8 74.1 66.5
1981 6264.800 1065 6358 72.6 72.6 68.8 67.2 66.6
1982 4892.800 1065 5022 57.3 57.4 66.9 52.4 64.2
1983 5394.300 1065 5417 61.8 61.9 66.1 57.8 63.3
1984 290.500 1065 503 5.7 5.8 58.4 3.1 55.6
1985 1526.470 1065 1496 90.8 90.8 59.1 87.0 56.2
1986 Data Not Available - Long-Term Shutdown
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1995 764.620 1065 810 79.4 79.5 59.4 70.4 56.4
1996 8803.500 1065 8412 95.8 95.8 63.4 94.1 60.6
1997 8523.360 1065 8302 94.8 94.8 66.5 91.4 63.6
1998 7884.880 1118 7863 89.8 89.9 68.6 83.5 65.4
1999 9730.590 1118 8760 100.0 100.0 71.3 99.4 68.3
2000 9097.370 1118 8311 94.6 94.6 73.2 92.6 70.3
2001 9803.360 1118 8760 100.0 100.0 75.1 100.1 72.4
2002 9260.080 1118 8407 96.0 96.0 76.6 94.6 74.0
2003 9325.730 1118 8463 96.6 96.6 77.8 95.2 75.3
2004 8701.830 1118 8000 91.1 91.1 78.6 88.6 76.1
2005 9153.720 1114 8384 95.7 95.7 79.6 93.8 77.1
2006 8638.830 1114 7974 91.0 91.1 80.2 88.3 77.7
2007 9086.060 1105 8372 95.6 95.6 81.0 93.9 78.5
2008 7300.590 1104 6794 77.4 76.4 80.8 75.3 78.4
2009 9175.410 1104 8433 96.3 95.9 81.5 94.9 79.1
2010 7858.110 1105 7625 87.0 87.1 81.7 81.2 79.2
2011 8451.130 1105 7731 88.2 88.3 82.0 87.3 79.6
2012 7999.540 1105 7455 84.9 84.9 82.1 82.4 79.7
2013 9234.300 1105 8443 96.4 96.4 82.7 95.4 80.3
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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