Total U.S. nuclear plant availability ticked slightly lowerearly July 21 to 95.42%, down from 95.58% on July 20 and still below the 96.12%reported on the same day in 2015.
Total production slipped despite the return of 's Grand Gulf 1 in Mississippi.The unit was operating at 20% early July 21 after being taken offline June 26.
On the flipside, EnergyNorthwest's Columbia Generating Station in Washington saw output decreasefrom 100% on July 20 to 69% early July 21.
As of early July 21, only Public Service Enterprise Group Inc.'s Salem 1 in New Jerseyremains offline.
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.