HATCH-2

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
BWR
BWR-4 (Mark 1)
Georgia Power Co.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company, Inc.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
883 MWe
784 MWe
921 MWe
2804 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Feb, 1972
04 Jul, 1978
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
22 Sep, 1978
05 Sep, 1979

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
198.30 TW.h
83.3 %
83.1 %
16.7 %
79.9 %
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
1978 496.600 795 1385
1979 2632.600 749 4155 84.7 100.0 100.0 80.1 80.1
1980 3653.100 767 5269 60.0 59.1 69.2 54.2 60.6
1981 4481.500 772 6872 78.4 78.7 73.3 66.3 63.0
1982 3734.200 771 5588 63.8 63.9 70.4 55.3 60.7
1983 3817.200 771 5774 65.9 66.1 69.4 56.5 59.7
1984 1893.500 748 2833 32.2 26.7 61.6 28.8 54.1
1985 5376.130 748 7239 82.6 82.6 64.9 82.0 58.4
1986 3618.710 777 6169 70.4 70.4 65.6 53.2 57.7
1987 5755.610 761 8388 95.8 95.7 69.2 86.3 61.1
1988 4254.480 768 5917 67.4 65.6 68.8 63.1 61.3
1989 4147.170 768 6155 70.3 68.6 68.8 61.6 61.3
1990 6527.750 766 8649 98.7 98.7 71.4 97.3 64.5
1991 4932.150 761 6656 76.0 74.4 71.7 74.0 65.3
1992 4692.390 765 6668 75.9 74.5 71.9 69.9 65.6
1993 4999.710 757 7734 88.3 87.4 73.0 75.4 66.3
1994 5275.590 765 7534 86.0 85.2 73.8 78.7 67.1
1995 5055.510 809 6888 78.6 77.4 74.0 75.1 67.6
1996 7021.700 809 8639 98.4 98.4 75.5 98.8 69.5
1997 6033.580 818 7560 86.3 86.4 76.1 84.2 70.4
1998 5829.910 855 7247 82.7 82.8 76.5 81.0 70.9
1999 7073.630 855 8173 93.3 93.3 77.4 94.4 72.2
2000 6900.280 878 7884 89.8 89.6 78.0 89.9 73.1
2001 6584.530 878 7618 87.0 86.3 78.4 85.6 73.8
2002 7423.290 870 8544 97.5 97.3 79.4 97.4 74.9
2003 6962.510 883 8052 91.9 91.9 79.9 91.1 75.6
2004 7520.630 883 8589 97.8 97.8 80.7 97.0 76.6
2005 6727.800 883 7724 88.2 88.2 81.0 87.0 77.0
2006 7641.830 883 8694 99.2 99.2 81.8 98.8 77.9
2007 6749.030 883 7744 88.4 88.4 82.0 87.2 78.2
2008 7479.800 883 8516 97.0 97.0 82.6 96.4 78.9
2009 5218.510 883 6119 69.8 69.9 82.1 67.5 78.5
2010 7391.680 883 8456 96.5 96.5 82.6 95.6 79.1
2011 6052.020 883 7405 84.5 84.6 82.7 78.2 79.1
2012 7581.410 883 8634 98.3 98.3 83.2 97.8 79.7
2013 6767.290 883 7728 88.2 88.2 83.3 87.5 79.9
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-10-22

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