MAINE YANKEE

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
860 MWe
825 MWe
900 MWe
2630 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Oct, 1968
23 Oct, 1972
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
08 Nov, 1972
28 Dec, 1972
Permanent Shutdown Date
01 Aug, 1997

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
118.72 TW.h
70.5 %
73.0 %
29.5 %
68.2 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1997

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
1972 Data from a trial operation not provided
1973 3365.400 605 6644 75.8 63.2 63.2 63.5 63.5
1974 3574.300 790 6016 68.7 68.7 66.3 51.6 56.8
1975 4502.500 780 7002 79.9 66.3 66.3 65.9 60.0
1976 5928.700 760 8346 95.0 88.9 72.1 88.8 67.5
1977 5144.700 760 7197 82.2 77.0 73.1 77.3 69.5
1978 5355.000 772 7363 84.0 78.8 74.1 79.2 71.2
1979 4539.200 810 5991 68.4 63.9 72.5 64.0 70.1
1980 4403.700 810 6337 72.1 71.3 72.4 61.9 69.0
1981 5212.000 810 6849 78.2 76.8 72.9 73.4 69.5
1982 4524.100 810 6045 69.0 66.4 72.2 63.8 68.9
1983 5734.000 810 7317 83.5 82.8 73.2 80.8 70.0
1984 5134.170 810 6532 74.4 72.6 73.2 72.2 70.2
1985 5354.420 810 6931 79.1 79.1 73.6 75.5 70.6
1986 6241.760 810 7690 87.8 87.0 74.6 88.0 71.9
1987 4042.900 810 5414 61.8 59.0 73.5 57.0 70.9
1988 4605.710 810 6065 69.0 75.7 73.7 64.3 70.5
1989 6941.710 810 8128 92.8 92.3 74.8 97.0 72.1
1990 4859.730 830 5852 66.8 65.5 74.3 66.8 71.8
1991 6264.370 860 7469 85.3 84.8 74.9 85.1 72.5
1992 5358.000 860 6625 75.4 75.2 74.9 70.9 72.4
1993 5739.870 860 6833 78.0 77.8 75.0 76.2 72.6
1994 6631.980 860 7737 88.3 88.2 75.7 88.0 73.4
1995 197.580 860 249 2.8 1.7 72.2 2.6 70.1
1996 5062.020 860 6563 74.7 74.5 72.3 67.0 70.0
1997 0.000 860 0 0.0 0.0 70.5 0.0 68.2
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-04-20

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