WATTS BAR-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
W (4-loop) (ICECND)
Tennessee Valley Authority
Tennessee Valley Authority
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1123 MWe
1218 MWe
1210 MWe
3459 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
23 Jan, 1973
01 Jan, 1996
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
06 Feb, 1996
27 May, 1996

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
156.62 TW.h
90.2 %
90.3 %
9.8 %
90.3 %
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
1996 5544.230 1117 5491 91.2 90.6 90.6 88.8 88.8
1997 7600.090 1117 7269 83.0 82.3 85.3 77.7 81.7
1998 9680.980 1118 8672 99.0 99.0 90.6 98.9 88.4
1999 8267.430 1118 7606 86.8 86.8 89.6 84.4 87.3
2000 9076.390 1118 8124 92.5 92.5 90.2 92.4 88.4
2001 9626.580 1125 8419 96.1 96.1 91.3 97.5 90.1
2002 9079.350 1125 7998 91.3 91.3 91.3 92.1 90.4
2003 8549.610 1121 7551 86.2 86.2 90.6 86.9 89.9
2004 9856.920 1121 8680 98.8 98.8 91.6 100.1 91.1
2005 8816.420 1121 7841 89.5 89.5 91.4 89.8 91.0
2006 6697.050 1121 6099 69.6 69.7 89.3 68.2 88.8
2007 10049.690 1123 8760 100.0 100.0 90.2 102.2 90.0
2008 8112.310 1123 7247 82.5 82.5 89.6 82.2 89.4
2009 9207.460 1123 8055 92.0 92.0 89.8 93.6 89.7
2010 9738.460 1123 8544 97.5 97.6 90.3 99.0 90.3
2011 8230.980 1123 7386 84.3 84.3 89.9 83.7 89.9
2012 8516.470 1123 7557 86.0 86.0 89.7 86.3 89.7
2013 9967.800 1123 8709 99.4 99.4 90.2 101.3 90.3
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-04-24

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