Total U.S. nuclear plant availability ticked higherearly July 8 to 94.51%, rising from 92.73% on July 7, but still much lower thanthe 98.52% level recorded on the same day a year ago.
Supporting total output was the full return of 's in New York, whichwas operating at 100% power early July 8, after it was July 6.
Production at Entergy's James A. FitzPatrick plant in New Yorkincreased to 85% early July 8, climbing from 20% on July 7. In addition,Exelon Corp.'sQuad Cities 2 inIllinois resumed full output early July 8, after being curtailed to 87% the dayprior.
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.