Davis Besse-1, United States

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPWR
VendorBabcock & Wilcox (B&W)
OwnerCleveland Electric Illuminating Co.
ModelB&W (R-loop)
OperatorFirst Energy Nuclear Operating Co.
Capacity Net894 MWe
Capacity Gross925 MWe
Capacity Thermal2817 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1970
Criticality12 August 1977
Grid Connection28 August 1977
Commercial Operation31 July 1978
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life181.28 TWh
Capacity Factor Life67.6 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1977906709.4145200
19789062614.5426339.354.7
19799063129.1413939.447.2
19808922093.6317126.736.1
19818884363.4590256.167.4
19828743218.145084251.5
19838744883.3638963.872.9
19848744291.56548655.962.4
19858601942.92272925.731.2
19868603.4911601.3
19878605063.98730867.283.4
19888601164.4189115.421.5
19898607322.1185069697.1
19908744161.47486754.455.6
19918745843.86696276.379.5
19928777650.49874299.399.5
19938686083.4724679.782.7
1994868638576678487.5
19958717670.578760100.8100
19968736456.29745284.384.8
19978737183.36818493.993.4
19988736130.68718180.282
19998737369.99831196.494.9
20008826770.53763387.986.9
20018827690.85873899.599.8
2002882929.0210811212.3
20038820000
20048825778.43662874.675.5
20058737177.43812593.892.8
20068916375.42726581.782.9
20078797705.88712100.199.4
20088946829.4476218886.8
20098797609.61836198.895.4
20108945188.16585166.266.8
20118946339.2470128180
20128947101.7786890.489.6
201300000
Total:181230.6

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

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