Total U.S. nuclear plant availability ticked lower earlyApril 5 to 87.38%, down from 87.47% on April 4 but still above the 83.79% recordedon the same day last year.
Supporting total availability was the return of 's Point Beach1 in Wisconsin. The unit was warming up at 1% early April 5 after being shut March12 for planned seasonal work.
Duke EnergyCorp.'s Brunswick 1 in North Carolina also saw output increase to 95%early April 5, up from 85% on April 4.
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.