Afterhitting its highest point of the current summer season at 96.84% on July 25, totalU.S. nuclear plant availability dipped to 96.20% by early July 26, still above the94.63% recorded on the same day a year ago.
Workingto tug total output lower was a cut in output at Tennessee Valley Authority's Browns Ferry 1 in Alabama, whichwas pegged at 37% early July 26, down from 97% on July 25.
'sSalem 2 in New Jersey was unchanged at a reduced 14%, down from 28% on July 22.Salem 1 remains the only reactor across the U.S. still in cold shutdown.
Outputat TVA's Watts Bar 2 in Tennessee also was unchanged at 74% while Watts Bar 1 wastrimmed to 90%, down from 95% on July 25.
Power production levels and impendingoutage dates are current at the time of publication and are subject to change. Fordetails of U.S. nuclear power plant operations, visit our NuclearStatus and Outage Report.