Total U.S. nuclear plant availability took anotherstep forward early May 11 to 85.23%, rising from 84.41% on May 10 but stilllower than the 85.80% level reported on the same day a year ago.
Pushing total U.S. output higher was an increase atFirstEnergy Corp.'sDavis-Besse inOhio. The unit was operating at 60% early May 11, climbing from 35% on May 10.In addition, Ameren Corp.'sCallaway nuclearplant in Missouri was at 45% early May 11, up from 9% on May 10.
As of early May 11, a total of 10 reactors across thecountry remain idled.
Power production levels and impending outage dates arecurrent at the time of publication and are subject to change. For details ofU.S. nuclear power plant operations, visit our NuclearStatus and Outage Report.