Braidwood Generation Station

RR #1 Box 84, Braceville, IL 60407

Plant Summary Information

Braidwood Generation Station is ranked #8 out of 11,249 power plants nationwide in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

Braidwood Generation Station is comprised of 2 generators and generated 7.0 TWh during the 3-month period between December 2023 to March 2024.

Plant NameBraidwood Generation Station
Utility NameConstellation Nuclear
LocationWill County, IL
Initial Operation DateJuly 1988
Last Update Mar 2024
Annual Generation 21.9 TWh
Annual Consumption 228.8 M MMBtu
Ranked #8 out of 11,249 Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #7 out of 54 Nuclear Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #1 out of 300 Illinois Power Plants
Ranked #1 out of 6 Illinois Nuclear Power Plants
Fuel Types Nuclear
Previous Operator Exelon Nuclear (2013 to 2021)
Constellation Nuclear (2022 to 2022)

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Monthly Net Generation for Braidwood Generation Station

Braidwood Generation Station Details

Summary Information
Plant NameBraidwood Generation Station (6022)
Plant AddressRR #1 Box 84 Braceville, IL 60407
UtilityConstellation Nuclear (55951)
Latitude, Longitude41.2435, -88.2286
Generation Dates on FileJan 2001 to Mar 2024
Initial Operation DateJuly 1988
Annual Generation 21.9 TWh
Fuel Types Nuclear
 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Information
FERC Cogeneration StatusNo
FERC Small Power Producer StatusNo
FERC Exempt Wholesale Generator StatusNo
Regulatory Information
Regulatory StatusNon-Regulated
NERC RegionRFC
Balancing AuthorityPJM Interconnection, LLC (PJM)
NAICS CodeUtilities (22)
Sector IPP Non-CHP (2)
Water SourceKanakee River
Ash Impoundment No
Transmission / Distribution OwnerCommonwealth Edison Co (4110) IL
Grid Voltage 345.00 kV
Energy StorageNo

Generator 2 Details Operating October 1988

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
RTO ISO LMP Node Designation86031202
RTO ISO Location Designation For Reporting Wholesale Sales Data86031202
Nameplate Capacity1224.9 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity1154 MW
Winter Capacity1182.5 MW
Minimum Load657.6 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateOctober 1988
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameIPP Non-CHP (2)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Multiple FuelsNo

Generator 1 Details Operating July 1988

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
RTO ISO LMP Node Designation86031201
RTO ISO Location Designation For Reporting Wholesale Sales Data86031201
Nameplate Capacity1224.9 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity1183 MW
Winter Capacity1218.6 MW
Minimum Load657.1 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateJuly 1988
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameIPP Non-CHP (2)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Multiple FuelsNo

Braidwood Generation Station Plant Owners

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