Browns Ferry-1, United States

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessBWR
VendorGeneral Electric (GE)
OwnerTennessee Valley Authority
ModelBWR-4 (Mark 1)
OperatorTennessee Valley Authority
Capacity Net1101 MWe
Capacity Gross1155 MWe
Capacity Thermal3458 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 May 1967
Criticality17 August 1973
Grid Connection15 October 1973
Commercial Operation1 August 1974
Long Term Shutdown Date19 March 1985
Grid sync after long term shutdown2 June 2007
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life103.34 TWh
Capacity Factor Life66 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1973798317.6122600
197410655168.7652370.784.8
197510651378.5153514.817.5
197610651301.1217413.924.8
197710655043.1581754.166.4
197810655817.8704262.480.4
197910657495.7791880.390.4
198010656061.3637664.872.6
198110654405.3443547.250.6
198210657880.9796784.591
198310652175.5231623.326.4
198410657848.49793083.990.3
198500000
198600000
198700000
198800000
198900000
199000000
199100000
199200000
199300000
199400000
199500000
199600000
199700000
199800000
199900000
200000000
200100000
200200000
200300000
200400000
200500000
200600000
200710654535.28445282.986.7
200810658193.05769387.687.6
200910658758.7814793.993
201010938072.3800786.291.4
201111018757.41804890.891.9
201211018505.9876918887.6
201300000
Total:101716.71

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

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