Total U.S. nuclear plant availability saw a small increaseearly May 3 to 82.39%, up from 82.06% on May 2 but still lower than the 82.68% levelreported on the same day in 2015.
Supporting total availability was the restart of 's 1 in Pennsylvania. Theunit was seen warming up at 8% early May 3 after being taken offline March 13 fora refueling outage.
In addition, production increased at two of 's reactors. TheDuane Arnold Energy Centerin Iowa was pegged at 92% early May 3, rising from 70% on May 2, while 4 in Florida bouncedback to 100% power early May 3, up from 90% on May 2.
Power production levels and impending outage dates arecurrent at the time of publication and are subject to change. For details of U.S.nuclear power plant operations, visit our NuclearStatus and Outage Report.