RIVER BEND-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
BWR
BWR-6 (Mark 3)
Entergy Gulf States Inc.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
967 MWe
966 MWe
1016 MWe
3091 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
25 Mar, 1977
31 Oct, 1985
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
03 Dec, 1985
16 Jun, 1986

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
187.24 TW.h
83.6 %
83.5 %
16.4 %
81.2 %
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
1985 22.560 936 180
1986 2995.440 936 4221 51.7 51.9 51.9 47.1 47.1
1987 4964.440 936 5836 66.6 66.6 61.7 60.6 56.0
1988 7248.980 936 8149 92.8 92.8 74.2 88.2 68.9
1989 4785.010 936 5853 66.8 66.9 72.1 58.4 65.9
1990 5592.550 936 6642 75.8 75.8 72.9 68.2 66.4
1991 6687.200 936 7507 85.7 85.7 75.2 81.6 69.2
1992 2762.680 936 3210 36.5 36.5 69.3 33.6 63.7
1993 5257.870 936 6076 69.4 69.4 69.3 64.1 63.7
1994 4886.230 936 5455 62.3 62.3 68.5 59.6 63.2
1995 7930.810 936 8704 99.4 99.4 71.7 96.7 66.8
1996 6860.330 936 7391 84.1 84.2 72.9 83.4 68.4
1997 6822.660 936 7427 84.8 84.8 74.0 83.2 69.6
1998 7833.500 936 8404 95.9 95.9 75.7 95.5 71.7
1999 5704.780 936 6476 73.9 74.0 75.6 69.6 71.6
2000 7352.740 936 7795 88.7 88.8 76.5 89.4 72.8
2001 7811.780 936 8120 92.7 92.4 77.5 95.3 74.2
2002 8472.430 966 8579 97.9 97.9 78.8 100.1 75.9
2003 7653.230 966 8050 91.9 91.8 79.6 90.4 76.7
2004 7427.370 966 7758 88.3 88.2 80.0 87.5 77.3
2005 7822.480 978 8162 93.2 93.2 80.7 91.3 78.1
2006 7478.260 966 7921 90.4 90.4 81.2 88.4 78.6
2007 7184.570 970 7916 90.4 90.5 81.7 84.6 78.9
2008 6366.630 970 6771 77.1 77.1 81.4 74.7 78.7
2009 7833.370 978 8085 92.3 92.4 81.9 91.4 79.2
2010 8363.160 974 8642 98.6 98.7 82.6 98.0 80.0
2011 7696.440 967 7988 91.2 91.2 83.0 90.9 80.4
2012 7819.860 967 8172 93.0 93.1 83.4 92.1 80.9
2013 7599.840 967 7898 90.2 90.2 83.6 89.7 81.2
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-08-31

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