CATAWBA-2

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
W (4-loop) (ICECND)
North Carolina Municipal Power Agency No.1
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
08 May, 1986
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
18 May, 1986
19 Aug, 1986

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
232.14 TW.h
86.2 %
85.9 %
13.8 %
85.5 %
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
1986 1324.220 1145 1325 34.6 35.6 35.6 29.1 29.1
1987 7169.490 1145 7014 80.1 80.2 69.0 71.5 60.9
1988 5434.950 1129 5571 63.4 71.8 70.2 54.8 58.3
1989 6527.100 1129 6302 71.9 72.0 70.7 66.0 60.6
1990 6502.990 1129 5984 68.3 69.0 70.3 65.8 61.8
1991 7274.890 1129 6621 75.6 75.6 71.3 73.6 64.0
1992 9273.460 1129 8281 94.3 94.3 74.9 93.5 68.6
1993 8177.410 1129 7233 82.6 82.6 76.0 82.7 70.5
1994 7691.730 1129 6978 79.7 79.8 76.4 77.8 71.4
1995 7960.180 1129 7074 80.8 80.8 76.9 80.5 72.4
1996 9233.630 1129 8107 92.3 92.3 78.4 93.1 74.4
1997 8593.360 1129 7623 87.0 87.1 79.2 86.9 75.5
1998 8672.300 1129 7580 86.5 86.6 79.8 87.7 76.5
1999 8855.380 1129 7727 88.2 88.2 80.4 89.5 77.4
2000 8981.370 1129 7928 90.3 90.3 81.1 90.6 78.4
2001 8574.140 1129 7507 85.7 85.7 81.4 86.7 78.9
2002 10172.300 1129 8760 100.0 100.0 82.5 102.8 80.4
2003 9318.160 1129 8117 92.7 92.7 83.1 94.2 81.2
2004 8835.740 1129 7672 87.3 87.4 83.3 89.1 81.6
2005 10099.110 1129 8737 99.7 99.7 84.2 102.1 82.7
2006 8779.220 1129 7696 87.8 87.9 84.4 88.8 83.0
2007 8351.560 1129 7262 82.9 82.9 84.3 84.4 83.0
2008 10203.160 1129 8784 100.0 100.0 85.0 102.9 83.9
2009 8910.220 1129 7727 88.2 88.2 85.1 90.1 84.2
2010 9075.000 1129 7934 90.6 90.6 85.4 91.8 84.5
2011 10025.540 1129 8716 99.5 99.5 85.9 101.4 85.2
2012 9061.970 1146 7849 89.4 89.5 86.0 90.4 85.4
2013 9065.550 1146 7942 90.6 90.7 86.2 90.3 85.5
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-08-27

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