BRUNSWICK-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
BWR
BWR-4 (Mark 1)
Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc.
Progress Energy
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
938 MWe
821 MWe
990 MWe
2923 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
07 Feb, 1970
08 Oct, 1976
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
04 Dec, 1976
18 Mar, 1977

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
198.95 TW.h
76.2 %
75.7 %
23.8 %
74.2 %
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 Data from a trial operation not provided
1977 2984.500 790 4949 54.6 43.6 43.6 43.6 43.6
1978 5122.900 790 7624 87.0 74.1 61.0 74.0 61.0
1979 3169.200 790 4778 54.5 45.8 55.5 45.8 55.5
1980 3939.200 790 6045 68.8 69.8 59.3 56.8 55.8
1981 2574.800 790 4155 47.4 49.0 57.1 37.2 51.9
1982 2935.400 790 5428 62.0 62.9 58.1 42.4 50.2
1983 1419.100 790 2116 24.2 26.4 53.4 20.5 45.8
1984 5037.710 790 6797 77.4 79.8 56.8 72.6 49.3
1985 1942.510 790 3247 37.1 38.9 54.8 28.1 46.9
1986 5973.810 790 8068 92.1 92.2 58.6 86.3 50.9
1987 4057.950 790 5651 64.5 65.6 59.3 58.6 51.6
1988 4458.420 790 6514 74.2 74.4 60.6 64.2 52.7
1989 4193.760 790 5568 63.6 64.6 60.9 60.6 53.3
1990 4340.350 790 5909 67.4 68.4 61.4 62.7 54.0
1991 4400.350 767 5849 66.8 67.4 61.8 64.4 54.7
1992 1874.550 767 2486 28.3 28.3 59.8 27.8 53.0
1993 0.000 767 0 0.0 0.0 56.3 0.0 50.0
1994 5956.340 767 7755 88.5 88.6 58.0 88.6 52.1
1995 5780.710 767 7391 84.4 84.4 59.4 86.0 53.8
1996 5708.150 767 7490 85.3 85.3 60.7 84.7 55.4
1997 6857.030 767 8558 97.7 97.7 62.5 102.1 57.6
1998 6360.440 820 7811 89.2 89.9 63.8 88.6 59.1
1999 6998.160 820 8481 96.8 96.8 65.3 97.4 60.8
2000 6746.480 820 8122 92.5 92.5 66.5 93.7 62.3
2001 7303.120 820 8760 100.0 100.0 67.9 101.7 63.9
2002 6697.340 820 7874 89.9 89.9 68.8 93.2 65.1
2003 7701.830 872 8653 98.8 98.8 70.0 100.8 66.6
2004 7093.380 872 7853 89.4 89.4 70.8 92.6 67.6
2005 7755.050 872 8275 94.4 94.5 71.7 101.5 68.9
2006 7190.780 938 7601 86.8 86.8 72.3 87.5 69.6
2007 7881.910 938 8290 94.6 94.6 73.1 95.9 70.6
2008 7030.630 938 7458 84.9 84.9 73.5 85.3 71.2
2009 8022.670 938 8493 97.0 97.0 74.4 97.6 72.1
2010 6810.870 938 7255 82.8 82.8 74.6 82.9 72.4
2011 8228.370 938 8663 98.9 98.9 75.4 100.1 73.4
2012 6323.870 938 6778 77.2 77.2 75.5 76.8 73.5
2013 8074.210 938 8483 96.8 96.8 76.2 98.2 74.2
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-09-30

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