PALO VERDE-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
CE (2-loop) DRYAMB
ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE CO.
ARIZONA PUBLIC SERVICE CO.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1311 MWe
1221 MWe
1414 MWe
3990 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
25 May, 1976
25 May, 1985
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
10 Jun, 1985
28 Jan, 1986

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
240.09 TW.h
79.5 %
79.7 %
20.5 %
77.8 %
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 1127.650 1270 2019
1986 6264.750 1221 5349 64.5 63.3 63.3 62.2 62.2
1987 5268.270 1221 4500 51.4 50.9 56.7 49.3 55.3
1988 6668.690 1221 5585 63.6 62.8 58.8 62.2 57.7
1989 1796.570 1221 1522 17.4 14.1 47.3 16.8 47.2
1990 4719.460 1221 3925 44.8 42.6 46.3 44.1 46.5
1991 9312.140 1221 7567 86.4 85.8 53.0 87.1 53.4
1992 7118.800 1221 6010 68.4 67.2 55.1 66.4 55.3
1993 7514.760 1221 6665 76.1 76.1 57.8 70.3 57.2
1994 9772.540 1221 8656 98.8 98.8 62.4 91.4 61.0
1995 8526.820 1227 7244 82.7 82.1 64.4 79.5 62.9
1996 8713.000 1227 7246 82.5 82.0 66.0 80.8 64.6
1997 10737.710 1243 8658 98.8 98.8 68.8 98.5 67.5
1998 9575.010 1243 7819 89.3 89.0 70.4 87.9 69.1
1999 9653.940 1243 7774 88.7 88.8 71.7 88.7 70.5
2000 10966.600 1243 8770 99.8 99.8 73.7 100.4 72.6
2001 9559.580 1243 7712 88.0 88.0 74.6 87.8 73.5
2002 9705.030 1243 7890 90.1 90.1 75.5 89.1 74.5
2003 10587.110 1243 8604 98.2 98.2 76.8 97.2 75.8
2004 9235.800 1243 7669 87.3 87.3 77.4 84.6 76.2
2005 7212.300 1243 6194 70.7 70.7 77.0 66.2 75.7
2006 4868.230 1314 5292 60.4 60.4 76.2 42.3 74.0
2007 8844.900 1311 6834 78.0 78.0 76.3 77.0 74.2
2008 9953.150 1311 7616 86.7 86.7 76.8 86.4 74.7
2009 11589.720 1311 8707 99.4 99.4 77.8 100.9 75.9
2010 9307.970 1311 7217 82.4 82.4 77.9 81.0 76.1
2011 9525.070 1311 7400 84.5 84.5 78.2 82.9 76.4
2012 11482.170 1311 8784 100.0 100.0 79.1 99.7 77.3
2013 10481.920 1311 8044 91.8 91.8 79.5 91.3 77.8
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-12-17

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