WATERFORD-3

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
CE (2-loop)
Entergy Louisiana Inc.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1168 MWe
1104 MWe
1250 MWe
3716 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
14 Nov, 1974
04 Mar, 1985
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
18 Mar, 1985
24 Sep, 1985

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
238.32 TW.h
87.2 %
87.1 %
12.8 %
86.9 %
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
1985 2773.070 1104 3372 75.5 75.8 75.8 69.7 69.7
1986 7308.380 1075 6921 79.0 79.5 78.7 76.1 74.8
1987 7434.080 1075 7085 80.9 80.9 79.7 78.9 76.6
1988 6548.410 1075 6468 73.6 73.7 77.9 69.4 74.4
1989 7609.430 1075 7136 81.5 81.5 78.7 80.8 75.9
1990 8604.230 1075 8079 92.2 92.2 81.3 91.4 78.8
1991 7274.940 1075 6869 78.4 78.5 80.8 77.2 78.6
1992 7622.160 1075 7213 82.1 82.1 81.0 80.7 78.9
1993 9138.830 1075 8691 99.2 99.2 83.2 97.0 81.1
1994 7931.920 1075 7555 86.2 86.3 83.5 84.2 81.4
1995 7763.450 1075 7241 82.7 82.7 83.5 82.4 81.5
1996 8926.850 1075 8237 93.8 93.8 84.4 94.5 82.7
1997 6720.680 1075 6161 70.3 70.4 83.2 71.4 81.7
1998 8620.780 1075 7966 90.9 91.0 83.8 91.5 82.5
1999 7441.740 1075 6905 78.8 78.9 83.5 79.0 82.2
2000 8477.380 1075 7743 88.2 88.2 83.8 89.8 82.7
2001 9539.060 1075 8718 99.5 99.5 84.7 101.3 83.9
2002 8847.930 1075 8136 92.9 92.8 85.2 94.0 84.4
2003 8503.130 1075 7865 89.8 89.7 85.4 90.3 84.8
2004 9654.420 1075 8771 99.8 99.9 86.2 102.2 85.7
2005 7913.750 1089 6975 79.6 79.6 85.9 83.0 85.6
2006 9279.810 1158 7996 91.3 91.3 86.2 91.5 85.8
2007 9893.000 1157 8423 96.2 96.2 86.6 97.6 86.4
2008 9053.980 1157 7703 87.7 87.7 86.7 89.1 86.5
2009 8956.070 1176 7648 87.3 87.5 86.7 86.9 86.6
2010 10276.180 1168 8760 100.0 100.0 87.3 100.4 87.1
2011 8942.350 1168 7876 89.9 89.9 87.4 87.4 87.2
2012 7880.310 1168 6820 77.6 77.7 87.0 76.8 86.7
2013 9386.860 1168 8176 93.3 93.3 87.2 91.7 86.9
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-09-02

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