Dresden-1, United States

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessBWR
VendorGeneral Electric (GE)
OperatorExelon Generation Co., Llc
Capacity Net197 MWe
Capacity Gross207 MWe
Capacity Thermal700 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 May 1956
Criticality15 October 1959
Grid Connection15 April 1960
Commercial Operation4 July 1960
Shutdown31 October 1978
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life16.49 TWh
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1973210563.7637730.672.8
1974210354.9311319.335.5
1975200702.4504440.157.6
197620195373945484.2
1977197646.6585937.566.9
Total:3220.6

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

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