WOLF CREEK

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
W (4-loop)
Kansas City Power & Light Co.
Wolf Creek Nuclear Operation Corp.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1195 MWe
1170 MWe
1280 MWe
3565 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
31 May, 1977
22 May, 1985
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
12 Jun, 1985
03 Sep, 1985

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
244.38 TW.h
85.3 %
85.3 %
14.7 %
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 3814.030 1128 4350 96.2 100.0 100.0 90.6 90.6
1986 6966.060 1128 6416 73.2 73.0 79.7 70.5 75.5
1987 6504.140 1128 6009 68.6 68.6 74.9 65.8 71.3
1988 6676.390 1128 5963 67.9 66.8 72.5 67.4 70.1
1989 9709.260 1135 8618 98.4 98.4 78.5 97.6 76.5
1990 7889.140 1135 7036 80.3 79.8 78.7 79.4 77.0
1991 5891.380 1135 6288 71.8 71.0 77.5 59.2 74.2
1992 8490.660 1131 7538 85.8 85.4 78.6 85.5 75.8
1993 7908.610 1134 7000 79.9 79.3 78.7 79.7 76.2
1994 8545.970 1160 7500 85.6 85.4 79.4 84.9 77.2
1995 10062.180 1167 8625 98.5 98.5 81.3 98.7 79.3
1996 8233.680 1163 7078 80.6 80.6 81.2 80.4 79.4
1997 8447.470 1163 7255 82.8 82.8 81.4 82.9 79.7
1998 10400.720 1163 8760 100.0 100.0 82.8 102.1 81.4
1999 9156.620 1163 7847 89.6 89.6 83.3 89.9 82.0
2000 9071.400 1170 7795 88.7 88.8 83.6 88.3 82.4
2001 10346.660 1170 8731 99.7 99.7 84.6 101.0 83.6
2002 9041.700 1165 7695 87.8 87.8 84.8 88.4 83.9
2003 8902.460 1167 7594 86.7 86.7 84.9 87.2 84.1
2004 10132.740 1166 8650 98.5 98.5 85.6 98.9 84.8
2005 8820.950 1165 7528 85.9 86.0 85.6 86.4 84.9
2006 9350.270 1166 7935 90.6 90.6 85.9 91.5 85.2
2007 10369.140 1166 8760 100.0 100.0 86.5 101.5 86.0
2008 8505.890 1166 7271 82.8 82.8 86.4 83.0 85.8
2009 8768.550 1160 7541 86.1 86.0 86.4 86.3 85.9
2010 9555.710 1160 8163 93.2 93.2 86.6 94.0 86.2
2011 7350.650 1195 6333 72.3 72.8 86.1 71.1 85.6
2012 8295.930 1195 7014 79.8 79.9 85.8 79.0 85.4
2013 7175.890 1195 6210 70.9 70.9 85.3 68.5 84.7
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-04-16

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