COLUMBIA

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
BWR
BWR-5 (Mark 2)
Energy Northwest
Energy Northwest
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1107 MWe
1100 MWe
1173 MWe
3486 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Aug, 1972
19 Jan, 1984
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
27 May, 1984
13 Dec, 1984

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
206.54 TW.h
78.5 %
78.4 %
21.5 %
72.9 %
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
1984 1458.420 1103 2393 90.7 90.5 90.5 84.6 84.6
1985 5176.390 1095 6624 75.6 77.1 77.7 53.7 55.2
1986 5183.200 1095 6133 70.0 74.1 76.0 54.0 54.6
1987 5397.980 1095 5979 68.2 67.9 73.3 56.3 55.2
1988 6000.360 1095 6020 68.5 68.2 72.1 62.4 57.0
1989 6127.940 1095 6680 76.3 76.0 72.9 63.9 58.3
1990 5791.260 1095 5752 65.7 65.3 71.6 60.4 58.7
1991 4272.550 1085 4194 47.9 47.1 68.2 44.8 56.7
1992 5705.420 1085 5505 62.7 62.0 67.4 59.9 57.1
1993 7141.960 1086 6757 77.1 77.2 68.5 73.6 58.9
1994 6753.810 1086 6500 74.2 73.7 69.0 71.0 60.1
1995 6947.980 1099 6680 76.3 76.0 69.6 72.7 61.2
1996 5562.630 1107 5999 68.3 68.3 69.5 57.2 60.9
1997 6129.890 1107 6248 71.3 71.4 69.7 63.2 61.1
1998 6922.830 1107 6373 72.8 72.8 69.9 71.4 61.8
1999 6099.690 1107 6018 68.7 68.5 69.8 62.9 61.9
2000 8605.230 1107 8385 95.5 95.4 71.4 88.5 63.6
2001 8257.710 1107 7553 86.2 86.1 72.3 85.2 64.8
2002 8981.290 1107 8528 97.4 97.4 73.7 92.6 66.4
2003 7614.870 1107 7039 80.4 80.4 74.0 78.5 67.0
2004 8981.580 1107 8222 93.6 93.6 75.0 92.4 68.3
2005 8242.270 1108 7537 86.0 86.0 75.5 84.9 69.1
2006 9328.280 1131 8568 97.8 97.8 76.6 94.2 70.3
2007 8108.560 1131 7481 85.4 85.4 77.0 81.8 70.8
2008 9269.640 1131 8592 97.8 97.8 77.9 93.3 71.8
2009 6634.010 1131 6382 72.8 72.9 77.7 67.0 71.6
2010 9241.130 1131 8760 100.0 100.0 78.5 93.3 72.4
2011 4806.280 1131 4466 51.0 51.0 77.5 48.5 71.5
2012 9333.710 1107 8545 97.3 97.3 78.2 96.0 72.4
2013 8460.890 1107 7678 87.6 87.6 78.5 87.2 72.9
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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