Nuclear reactor performance by vendors: BWRs

1 January 2000

Output (TWh) Annual load factors (%) Lifetime load factors (%)
Vendor Size No. of units Total MWe Reactor years 2003 Lifetime Maximum Average Minimum Maximum Average Minimum
ASE Small 1 462 32.4 3.2 78.2 79.1 79.1 79.1 59.8 59.8 59.8
Med. 5 3850 134.6 25.5 648.2 97.0 72.7 43.3 89.6 78.0 63.5
Large 4 4423 84.3 32.8 639.2 89.7 84.9 75.8 83.3 80.9 79.0
All 10 8735 251.3 61.5 1365.5 97.0 78.2 43.3 89.6 77.3 59.8
GE Small 7 2621 233.4 16.2 506.1 98.3 69.8 63.9* 82.3 65.5 50.9
Med. 20 15927 533.6 117.5 2407.4 100.9 84.0 24.3 76.2 68.3 60.0
Large 22 25588 474.4 186.4 3098.2 101.9 83.3 49.7* 86.8 67.9 20.0
All 49 44136 1241.4 320.1 6011.7 101.9 81.7 24.3* 86.8 67.7 20.0
Hitachi Small 2 1000 41.1 4.5 127.6 71.4 53.0 34.6 76.7 74.5 72.3
Med. 2 1604 41.4 5.0 219.0 70.1 35.1 70.1* 83.6 77.3 70.9
Large 4 4400 64.0 9.3 467.6 45.5 24.2 16.2* 80.4 78.2 75.9
All 8 7004 146.5 18.9 814.2 71.4 34.1 16.2* 83.6 77.0 70.9
KWU Med. 3 2644 78.3 18.3 407.8 82.7 78.8 72.2 75.1 68.0 54.5
Large 2 2688 39.0 21.5 361.3 93.7 91.2 88.7 80.8 80.0 79.2
All 5 5332 117.3 39.8 769.1 93.7 83.7 72.2 80.8 72.8 54.5
Toshiba Small 2 1064 49.6 2.0 146.9 42.8 21.4 42.8* 74.9 65.4 55.8
Med. 5 4058 93.0 22.2 453.4 97.9 62.0 37.6 76.7 70.2 63.5
Large 9 10449 126.7 20.1 938.7 73.1 19.9 16.2* 82.9 74.8 65.6
All 16 15571 269.3 44.3 1539.0 97.9 33.2 16.2* 82.9 72.2 55.8



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