Dresden-3, United States

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessBWR
VendorGeneral Electric (GE)
OwnerExelon Corporation
ModelBWR-3 (Mark 1)
OperatorExelon Generation Co., Llc
Capacity Net850 MWe
Capacity Gross890 MWe
Capacity Thermal2957 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction14 October 1966
Criticality12 January 1971
Grid Connection22 July 1971
Commercial Operation16 November 1971
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life201.64 TWh
Capacity Factor Life69.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19738003703.6590552.867.4
19748003608.9577851.566
19758002211.2450531.651.4
19767814037.2723158.882.3
19777735186.4807276.692.2
19787733835.3628056.671.7
19797733482.9593051.467.7
19807734335.5630763.871.8
19817735177.7825676.594.2
19827733896.4556257.563.5
19837734159.7640161.473.1
19847732135.5330931.437.7
19857734401.3366186575.6
19867731498.3245622.128
19877734395.5659164.975.2
19887734168.36627861.471.5
19897735119.46723575.682.6
19907735149.7972727683
19917732584.21524738.259.9
19927733077.06536445.361.1
19937734969.04704073.480.4
19947731666.36300924.634.4
19957733477.26520951.459.5
19967732962.14427343.648.6
19977734046.2590059.867.4
19987736234.59815792.193.1
19997736129.96797890.591.1
20007736365.12824393.793.8
20017736465.95835995.595.4
20028506060.87791587.390.4
20038506963.86820693.593.7
20048506436.94754486.285.9
20058507032.37816994.493.2
20068677171.93829894.494.7
20078677558.09871599.599.5
20088676919.05811890.892.4
20098677364.7985579797.7
20108676866.24807690.492.2
20118677533.02876099.2100
20128506892.73821892.393.6
201300000
Total:195280.82

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

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