Table 1. Annual and lifetime average load factors to end June 2000, for reactors of 150 MWe and above

1 January 2000

Table 1. Annual and lifetime average load factors to end June 2000, for reactors of 150 MWe and above
    12 Month Averages to the end June 2000 12 Month Averages to the end June 2000 12 Month Averages to the end June 2000 Cumulative (lifetime) Figures to end June 2000 Cumulative (lifetime) Figures to end June 2000 Cumulative (lifetime) Figures to end June 2000      
Reactor Country Rank Load Factor % Avail % Rank Load Factor % MWh(gr) generated MWe Gross Type First Power
Kori 4 SK 1 104.4 100.0 32 83.6 102523946 965 P 11/85
Wolsong 2 SK 2 103.4 88.5 8 87.5 17438614 700 H 04/97
Wolsong 4 SK 3 102.8   65 81.0 6220296 700 H 04/99
Prairie Isle 1 US 4 100.9   78 80.4 105018085 561 P 12/73
Wolf Creek US 5 100.6   88 79.7 126882485 1214 P 06/85
Byron 1 US 6 100.3   161 73.4 115962071 1175 P 03/85
Braidwood 2 US 7 100.3   90 79.7 99318465 1175 P 05/88
Comanche Peak 2 US 8 100.2 93.8 75 80.6 59657279 1173 P 03/93
Mihama 3 J 9 100.0   177 72.5 127892790 826 P 02/76
Chinshan 2 TW 10 99.9   139 74.8 89801384 636 B 12/78
Point Beach 2 US 11 99.9   113 77.6 99534674 524 P 08/72
Limerick 2 US 12 99.6   37 83.2 91108388 1163 P 09/89
Hatch 2 US 13 99.5   263 64.9 102497399 864 B 09/78
Summer 1 US 14 99.4   127 76.3 113010900 1005 P 11/82
Beznau 1 CH 15 99.2   76 80.6 79961030 380 P 07/69
Fukushima II 4 J 16 99.2 88.2 59 81.7 106620020 1100 B 12/86
Ohi 1 J 17 99.2   313 59.5 138023593 1175 P 12/77
San Onofre 2 US 18 99.1 100.0 203 71.2 130971723 1181 P 09/82
Millstone 3 US 19 98.9   301 61.2 93323146 1209 P 02/86
Palo Verde 2 US 20 98.8   143 74.5 120491900 1307 P 05/86
Sequoyah 2 US 21 98.7   295 61.6 118308090 1183 P 12/81
Maanshan 2 TW 22 98.7 94.3 129 76.2 97449067 951 P 02/85
Seabrook 1 US 23 98.6   162 73.4 85469845 1200 P 05/89
K-Kariwa 5 J 24 98.6 84.6 31 83.8 87248610 1100 B 09/89
La Salle 2 US 25 98.4   343 53.7 85431887 1122 B 04/84
Sendai 1 J 26 98.2   85 79.9 104708107 890 P 09/83
Vandellos 2 E 27 98.1   33 83.5 92033368 1082 P 12/87
Garona E 28 98.1   174 72.5 85879238 466 B 03/71
San Onofre 3 US 29 98.0 88.7 142 74.6 129410192 1181 P 09/83
Ginna US 30 98.0   150 74.1 102613259 517 P 12/69
Biblis A D 31 97.9   240 67.2 183954839 1225 P 08/74
Browns Ferry 2 US 32 97.8   353 51.4 128382198 1155 B 08/74
Fukushima I 2 J 33 97.7 73.5 317 59.3 108042278 784 B 12/73
Embalse A 34 97.5   60 81.6 79619516 648 H 04/83
Shimane 2 J 35 97.5 86.1 35 83.3 71709507 820 B 07/88
Sizewell B GB 36 97.3 87.8 52 82.1 48651144 1 258 P 02/95
Quad Cities 1 US 37 97.3   274 63.9 131744205 833 B 04/72
Doel 1 B 38 97.2   27 84.2 78587954 413 P 08/74
Brunswick 2 US 39 97.1   336 56.1 105008356 849 B 04/75
Onagawa 2 J 40 97.0   86 79.9 32717033 825 B 11/94
Yonggwang 3 SK 41 96.7 87.7 43 82.8 41157978 1000 P 10/94
Ikata 1 J 42 96.7   114 77.6 89921015 566 P 02/77
Salem 2 US 43 96.5 84.9 352 52.2 102154300 1170 P 06/81
Cofrentes E 44 96.4   15 85.8 116997815 1025 B 10/84
Isar 2 D 45 95.9   16 85.7 132043072 1455 P 01/88
Surry 2 US 46 95.8   266 64.5 132380657 858 P 03/73
Darlington 4 C 47 95.6   55 81.9 48358912 935 H 05/93
TVO 2 FI 48 95.1   6 87.6 115453504 870 B 02/80
TVO 1 FI 49 95.1   4 88.2 124531334 870 B 09/78
Calvert Cliffs 2 US 50 95.0   189 71.8 134441607 911 P 12/76
Dresden 3 US 51 94.9   332 56.9 120387820 832 B 08/71
Turkey Pt 4 US 52 94.9   251 66.0 114436630 765 P 06/73
Peach Bottom 2 US 53 94.8   318 59.1 157508190 1159 B 02/74
North Anna 1 US 54 94.4   188 71.9 136122616 990 P 04/78
Almaraz 1 E 55 94.2   130 76.1 119798071 974 P 05/81
Clinton US 56 94.1   342 53.8 61201691 985 B 04/87
Perry 1 US 57 94.0   244 66.5 98819433 1252 B 12/86
Takahama 4 J 58 93.9   46 82.4 98464955 870 P 11/84
Emsland D 59 93.8   1 92.4 133544976 1363 P 04/88
Watts Bar US 60 93.7   103 78.9 38356159 1270 P 02/96
Braidwood 1 US 61 93.7   196 71.6 95678749 1175 P 07/87
Nogent 2 F 62 93.6   197 71.5 98623548 1363 P 12/88
Tomari 1 J 63 93.6 81.0 48 82.3 48332958 579 P 12/88
Susquehanna 2 US 64 93.5   116 77.5 118216921 1148 B 07/84
Philippsburg 2 D 65 93.0   5 88.1 165705573 1424 P 12/84
Grohnde D 66 92.9   3 89.9 173860765 1430 P 09/84
Ulchin 1 SK 67 92.9 94.3 64 81.0 85364928 990 P 04/88
Byron 2 US 68 92.8   117 77.5 106943443 1175 P 02/87
Shika 1 J 69 92.8   79 80.2 28462688 540 B 01/93
Pilgrim US 70 92.7 81.6 331 57.0 96471628 696 B 07/72
Brokdorf D 71 92.7   25 84.6 142962406 1440 P 10/86
Hamaoka 1 J 72 92.5   308 59.9 73409771 540 B 08/74
Doel 4 B 73 92.4   81 80.2 113128095 1059 P 04/85
St Alban 1 F 74 92.4   278 63.5 113372420 1381 P 08/85
Diablo Canyon 1 US 75 92.3   94 79.6 124005540 1137 P 11/84
Catawba 1 US 76 92.3 91.2 146 74.3 123368853 1305 P 01/85
Palo Verde 3 US 77 92.2   84 80.1 115472700 1307 P 11/87
Hartlepool 1 GB 78 91.8 95.0 351 52.3 51139482 660 A 08/83
Browns Ferry 3 US 79 91.7   367 37.9 87282420 1155 B 09/76
Goesgen CH 80 91.6 90.1 12 86.4 159610194 1020 P 02/79
Loviisa 2 FI 81 91.5 94.8 7 87.6 71239884 510 P 11/80
Trillo 1 E 82 91.4   50 82.2 92093613 1066 P 05/88
Pickering 7 C 83 91.3   42 82.9 61251514 540 H 11/84
Paks 3 HU 84 91.3 92.1 11 86.5 48026989 463 P 09/86
Neckar 2 D 85 91.2   2 91.1 124115126 1365 P 01/89
Bruce 5 C 86 91.2   67 80.9 100138884 915 H 12/84
Arkansas 2 US 87 91.2   216 69.9 126199578 958 P 12/78
Penly 1 F 88 91.1   173 72.6 89373099 1382 P 05/90
Limerick 1 US 89 91.0   151 74.0 113167447 1163 B 04/85
Sequoyah 1 US 90 90.6   327 57.5 118915301 1183 P 07/80
Tihange 3 B 91 90.6   9 87.2 121520290 1070 P 06/85
Vermont Yankee US 92 90.6   125 76.6 100688284 540 B 09/72
Loviisa 1 FI 93 90.5 94.8 24 84.6 81673552 510 P 02/77
K-Kariwa 6 J 94 90.4 82.8 54 81.9 43030674 1356 B 01/96
Beaver Valley 2 US 95 90.4   164 73.1 73269066 888 P 08/87
Borssele NL 96 90.3   80 80.2 90725562 481 P 07/73
Robinson 2 US 97 90.0   250 66.0 127722097 750 P 09/70
Reactor type abbreviations: P=PWR, B=BWR, H=Heavy water (pressurised), M=Magnox, A=AGR, R=RBMK, F=Fast Reactor
Ranking: Load factors are only shown in the table to one place of decimals, but ranking is on the basis of three places of decimals



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