PALO VERDE-2

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PWR
COMB CE80 DRYAMB
Arizona Public Service Co.
Arizona Public Service Co.
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
1314 MWe
1304 MWe
1414 MWe
3990 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jun, 1976
18 Apr, 1986
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
20 May, 1986
19 Sep, 1986

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
248.06 TW.h
82.4 %
82.6 %
17.6 %
82.1 %
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 Data Not Provided
1987 8190.040 1221 6860 78.3 77.6 77.6 76.6 76.6
1988 6747.170 1221 5613 63.9 62.6 70.1 62.9 69.7
1989 4698.760 1221 4003 45.7 44.3 61.5 43.9 61.1
1990 6242.220 1221 5276 60.2 58.6 60.8 58.4 60.4
1991 8265.190 1221 6690 76.4 76.3 63.9 77.3 63.8
1992 10104.510 1221 8341 95.0 94.8 69.0 94.2 68.9
1993 5125.310 1221 4621 52.8 50.9 66.5 47.9 65.9
1994 6573.860 1221 5919 67.6 66.8 66.5 61.5 65.3
1995 9070.860 1227 7420 84.7 84.2 68.5 84.6 67.5
1996 9346.140 1227 7548 85.9 85.5 70.2 86.7 69.4
1997 9322.670 1243 7661 87.4 87.2 71.8 85.5 70.9
1998 11084.830 1243 8760 100.0 100.0 74.1 101.8 73.5
1999 9797.350 1243 7857 89.7 89.7 75.4 90.0 74.8
2000 9525.260 1243 7743 88.2 88.2 76.3 87.2 75.7
2001 10083.520 1243 8002 91.4 91.4 77.3 92.6 76.8
2002 10019.170 1243 7981 91.1 91.1 78.2 92.0 77.8
2003 8444.410 1243 6809 77.7 77.7 78.1 77.6 77.8
2004 10662.060 1335 8138 92.6 92.6 79.0 92.0 78.6
2005 9427.240 1335 7284 83.2 83.2 79.2 80.6 78.7
2006 9808.170 1314 7535 86.0 86.0 79.6 85.2 79.1
2007 10957.600 1314 8384 95.7 95.7 80.4 95.2 79.9
2008 8624.080 1314 6577 74.9 74.9 80.1 74.7 79.6
2009 9521.550 1314 7254 82.8 82.8 80.3 82.7 79.8
2010 11652.970 1314 8760 100.0 100.0 81.1 101.2 80.7
2011 10421.320 1314 7921 90.4 90.4 81.5 90.5 81.1
2012 10358.070 1314 7957 90.6 90.6 81.9 89.7 81.5
2013 11235.030 1314 8488 96.9 96.9 82.4 97.6 82.1
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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