Oconee-3, United States

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorBabcock & Wilcox (B&W)
OwnerDuke Energy Corp.
ModelB&W (L-loop)
OperatorDuke Energy Corp.
Capacity Net846 MWe
Capacity Gross891 MWe
Capacity Thermal2568 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction6 November 1967
Criticality5 September 1974
Grid Connection18 September 1974
Commercial Operation16 December 1974
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life226.87 TWh
Capacity Factor Life79.9 %
 

The Oconee nuclear power plant in the USA. [Image: Areva]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
197400000
19758715037.467616677.2
19768714758607262.269.1
19778605268.7654569.974.7
19788606064.3744480.585
19798603278.9403843.546.1
19808605224.6641469.273
19818605641.4683574.978
19828602128.4282628.232.3
19838607099.1843694.296.3
19848605355.51647470.973.7
19858604860.76607164.569.3
19868606064.31778180.588.8
19878605094.42606867.669.3
19888465965.75719080.381.8
19898466337.39758585.586.6
19908467427.848712100.299.4
19918465594.62669175.576.4
19928465448.23663473.375.5
19938467393.76864799.898.7
19948465670.82678176.577.4
19958466467.84762587.387
19968465454.03642973.473.2
19978464652.64563362.864.3
19988465786.35702678.180.2
19998467369.54867699.499
20008466577.84772988.588
20018465398.55635572.872.6
20028467465.528688100.799.2
20038466318.01746785.285.2
20048465747.05669877.376.2
20058467236.99839597.695.8
20068466716.23780490.689.1
20078466461.88749887.285.6
20088467575.118717101.999.2
20098466974.69804194.191.8
20108466778.51788991.590.1
20118467602.378730102.699.7
20128466411.91746986.385
201300000
Total:226709.27

Source: Operating details - IAEA PRIS
Note: "0" signifies a zero value, or no data available. Data from 1972 or later. 

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