Fort St Vrain, United States

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessHTGR
VendorGeneral Atomics (GA)
OperatorPublic Service Co. Of Colorado
Capacity Net330 MWe
Capacity Gross342 MWe
Capacity Thermal842 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1968
Criticality31 January 1974
Grid Connection11 December 1976
Commercial Operation1 July 1979
Shutdown29 August 1989
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life5.42 TWh
Capacity Factor Life15.2 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
197633017.5000
1977330226.1293000
1978330609.2450500
1979330224.816408.522.2
1980330675.2470723.353.6
1981330755421026.148.1
1982330589.3326320.437.2
1983330760462626.352.8
198433084.336592.97.5
19853300000
198633076.0710862.612.4
1987330187.9720286.523.2
1988330672.99348623.239.7
Total:4878.46

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

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