Nuclear reactor performance by vendors: BWRs

1 January 2000

Nuclear reactor performance by vendors: BWRs* Where the minimum load factor is marked with an asterisk, the minimum was zero, and the lowest load factor higher than zero is given
Vendor Size No. of units Total MWe Reactor years Output 2004 (TWh) Lifetime Annual load factors (%) Lifetime load factors (%)
Maximum Average Minimum Maximum Average Minimum
ABB L 4 4423 88.3 34.9 674.1 91.6 89.9 85.9 83.4 81.3 79.5
M 5 3850 139.6 31.0 679.1 96.1 91.2 87.1 89.8 78.5 64.4
S 1 462 33.4 3.7 81.9 90.7 90.7 90.7 60.7 60.7 60.7
All 10 8735 261.3 69.5 1435.1 96.1 90.6 85.9 89.8 77.8 60.7
General Electric S 7 2621 240.4 16.4 522.5 98.9 71.8 68.6* 82.6 65.7 51.4
M 23 18739 651.7 138.9 2986.7 100.8 84.8 55.8 77.0 68.3 59.9
L 22 25706.9 496.4 186.9 3285.1 103.4 82.4 11.7* 87.7 68.6 19.4
All 52 47066.9 1388.5 342.2 6794.2 103.4 82.0 11.7* 87.7 68.0 19.4
Hitachi S 2 1000 43.1 7.9 135.5 102.0 90.9 79.9 76.9 75.1 73.3
M 2 1604 43.4 9.2 228.2 71.3 65.2 59.2 82.1 76.5 71.0
L 4 4400 68.0 20.9 488.4 73.0 54.0 15.7 80.1 76.7 72.5
All 8 7004 154.5 37.9 852.1 102.0 66.0 15.7 82.1 76.2 71.0
KWU M 3 2644 81.3 18.8 426.6 88.0 80.4 71.7 75.3 68.5 55.1
L 3 4004 62.3 29.8 565.6 91.6 84.6 75.3 81.3 78.5 75.3
All 6 6648 143.6 48.5 992.1 91.6 82.5 71.7 81.3 73.5 55.1
Toshiba S 2 1064 51.6 3.2 150.0 69.0 34.5 69.0* 74.6 64.3 54.0
M 5 4058 98.0 23.7 477.1 101.2 66.8 13.4 79.1 70.8 63.4
L 9 10449 135.7 65.1 1003.9 101.2 70.4 34.2 82.0 74.6 66.0
All 16 15571 285.3 92.0 1631.0 101.2 64.8 13.4* 82.0 72.1 54.0



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