trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/q4rNkrQH6aKSUc5Uxhaz1A2 content esgSubNav
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform

 /


Looking for more?

Contact Us
In This List

Nuclear update: US output stumbles with Turkey Point outage

Q3: U.S. Solar and Wind Power by the Numbers

Path to Carbon-Free Power Generation by 2035

The Growing Importance of Data Centers for European & U.S. Renewable Projects

CAISO and ERCOT Power Forecasts by the Hour


Nuclear update: US output stumbles with Turkey Point outage

Total U.S. nuclear plant availability turned lower early Nov. 21 to 93.13%, down from 93.75% on Nov. 20 but higher than the 92.84% reported on the same day in 2016.

Pulling down total output was the loss of NextEra Energy Inc.'s Turkey Point 3 in Florida. The plant was offline early Nov. 21 after being pegged at 100% power the day before. The reason for the outage has not been disclosed.

On the other hand, Xcel Energy Inc.'s Prairie Island 2 in Minnesota was at 22% early Nov. 21, up from 1% the day prior. The unit was recently restarted following a refueling outage that started in mid-October.

As of early Nov. 21, six nuclear reactors across the U.S. remain offline.

For details of U.S. nuclear power plant operations, visit our Nuclear Availability and Status and Outage pages.