BRAIDWOOD-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
W (4-loop)
Exelon Corporation
Exelon Generation Co., Llc
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1178 MWe
1120 MWe
1242 MWe
3587 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Aug, 1975
29 May, 1987
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
12 Jul, 1987
29 Jul, 1988

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
223.35 TW.h
88.7 %
88.4 %
11.3 %
87.2 %
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
1987 1456.650 1120 2611
1988 3424.220 1120 3409 91.3 91.6 91.6 81.8 81.8
1989 4649.100 1120 5435 62.0 62.2 70.9 47.4 57.6
1990 8264.580 1120 7778 88.8 89.1 78.4 84.2 68.6
1991 5018.620 1120 5198 59.3 59.4 72.9 51.2 63.5
1992 7157.930 1120 7142 81.3 81.4 74.8 72.8 65.6
1993 8693.120 1120 8048 91.9 92.1 78.0 88.6 69.8
1994 7398.150 1120 6940 79.2 79.8 78.3 75.4 70.7
1995 6614.280 1120 6214 70.9 71.8 77.4 67.4 70.3
1996 7618.880 1120 7021 79.9 80.5 77.8 77.4 71.1
1997 8096.330 1120 7339 83.8 84.0 78.4 82.5 72.3
1998 7578.790 1100 6976 79.6 79.9 78.6 77.4 72.8
1999 9904.810 1120 8680 99.1 99.1 80.4 101.0 75.3
2000 9311.320 1100 8335 94.9 95.0 81.5 96.1 76.9
2001 9557.870 1168 8247 94.1 94.0 82.5 97.7 78.5
2002 10612.240 1161 8760 100.0 100.0 83.7 104.1 80.3
2003 10094.770 1161 8353 95.4 95.3 84.5 99.3 81.6
2004 9807.190 1161 8310 94.6 94.5 85.1 96.2 82.5
2005 10276.960 1185 8630 98.5 98.5 85.9 99.0 83.5
2006 9945.950 1178 8352 95.3 95.4 86.5 96.4 84.2
2007 9526.680 1178 8119 92.7 92.7 86.8 92.3 84.6
2008 10462.940 1178 8784 100.0 100.0 87.5 101.1 85.5
2009 9826.250 1178 8259 94.3 94.3 87.8 95.2 86.0
2010 9196.690 1178 7806 89.1 89.1 87.9 89.1 86.1
2011 10411.700 1178 8760 100.0 100.0 88.4 100.9 86.8
2012 9388.440 1178 7969 90.7 90.7 88.5 90.7 86.9
2013 9754.570 1178 8238 94.0 94.0 88.7 94.5 87.2
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-07-30

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