CATAWBA-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
W (4-loop) (ICECND)
North Carolina Electric Membership Corp.
Duke Energy Corp.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1146 MWe
1145 MWe
1188 MWe
3411 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 May, 1974
07 Jan, 1985
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
22 Jan, 1985
29 Jun, 1985

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
239.65 TW.h
85.4 %
85.3 %
14.6 %
84.7 %
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 3440.510 1145 3513 78.4 78.6 78.6 67.0 67.0
1986 5199.120 1145 5151 58.8 58.9 65.5 51.8 56.9
1987 6405.970 1145 5924 67.6 68.0 66.5 63.9 59.7
1988 7639.970 1129 7003 79.7 79.8 70.2 77.0 64.6
1989 7775.420 1129 7278 83.1 84.7 73.4 78.6 67.7
1990 6900.500 1129 6277 71.7 71.7 73.1 69.8 68.1
1991 6681.050 1129 6227 71.1 71.1 72.8 67.6 68.0
1992 7050.940 1129 6338 72.2 72.1 72.7 71.1 68.4
1993 7597.130 1129 6916 79.0 79.0 73.4 76.8 69.4
1994 9778.830 1129 8722 99.6 99.6 76.2 98.9 72.5
1995 8721.630 1129 7712 88.0 88.1 77.3 88.2 74.0
1996 6341.100 1129 5806 66.1 66.2 76.3 63.9 73.1
1997 9192.550 1129 7966 90.9 90.7 77.5 93.0 74.7
1998 8903.650 1129 7923 90.4 90.5 78.4 90.0 75.8
1999 9073.740 1129 7987 91.2 91.2 79.3 91.8 76.9
2000 8923.000 1129 7844 89.3 89.3 80.0 90.0 77.8
2001 9976.970 1129 8722 99.6 99.6 81.2 100.9 79.1
2002 9481.610 1129 8250 94.2 94.2 81.9 95.9 80.1
2003 8198.520 1129 7157 81.7 81.7 81.9 82.9 80.2
2004 9711.070 1129 8608 98.0 98.0 82.7 97.9 81.2
2005 9177.330 1129 8027 91.6 91.7 83.1 92.8 81.7
2006 8114.960 1129 7066 80.7 80.7 83.0 82.0 81.7
2007 10070.890 1129 8728 99.6 99.6 83.8 101.8 82.6
2008 8773.300 1129 7610 86.6 86.6 83.9 88.5 82.9
2009 9002.040 1129 7834 89.4 89.4 84.1 91.0 83.2
2010 9889.070 1129 8629 98.5 98.5 84.7 100.0 83.9
2011 8758.040 1146 7630 87.1 87.2 84.8 87.8 84.0
2012 8767.330 1146 7657 87.2 87.2 84.9 87.1 84.1
2013 10100.410 1146 8760 100.0 100.0 85.4 100.6 84.7
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-11-23

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