Rancho Seco, United States

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorBabcock & Wilcox (B&W)
OperatorSacramento Municipal Utility District
Capacity Net873 MWe
Capacity Gross917 MWe
Capacity Thermal2772 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 April 1969
Criticality16 September 1974
Grid Connection13 October 1974
Commercial Operation17 April 1975
Shutdown7 June 1989
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life44.75 TWh
Capacity Factor Life40 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1974913197.4000
19758462510.3352822.124
19768702205266228.830.3
19778735873.5674876.877
19788734983.9704665.280.4
19798735711.9677574.777.3
19808734414.9530157.660.4
19818732631.1352234.440.2
19828733366.546684453.3
19838732850.7410137.346.8
19848733767.55511649.158.2
19858731936.24269925.330.8
19868730000
19878730000
19888732852.15522737.259.5
Total:43301.14

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

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