Browns Ferry

Shaw Rd. PO Box 2000, Decatur, AL 35609

Plant Summary Information

Browns Ferry is ranked #2 out of 11,249 power plants nationwide in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

Browns Ferry is comprised of 3 generators and generated 9.5 TWh during the 3-month period between December 2023 to March 2024.

Plant NameBrowns Ferry
Utility NameTennessee Valley Authority
LocationLimestone County, AL
Initial Operation DateAugust 1974
Last Update Mar 2024
Annual Generation 32.8 TWh
Annual Consumption 342.2 M MMBtu
Ranked #2 out of 11,249 Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #2 out of 54 Nuclear Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #1 out of 73 Alabama Power Plants
Ranked #1 out of 2 Alabama Nuclear Power Plants
Fuel Types Nuclear

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Monthly Net Generation for Browns Ferry

Browns Ferry Details

Summary Information
Plant NameBrowns Ferry (46)
Plant AddressShaw Rd. PO Box 2000 Decatur, AL 35609
UtilityTennessee Valley Authority (18642)
Latitude, Longitude34.7042, -87.1189
Generation Dates on FileJan 2001 to Mar 2024
Initial Operation DateAugust 1974
Annual Generation 32.8 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 StatusRegulated
NERC RegionSERC
Balancing AuthorityTennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
NAICS CodeUtilities (22)
Sector Electric Utility (1)
Water SourceTennessee River
Ash Impoundment
Transmission / Distribution OwnerTennessee Valley Authority (18642) AL
Grid Voltage 500.00 kV
Energy StorageNo

Generator 1 Details Operating August 1974

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity1281 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.95
Summer Capacity1227.4 MW
Winter Capacity1254.8 MW
Minimum Load1227.4 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateAugust 1974
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Multiple FuelsNo

Generator 2 Details Operating March 1975

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity1281 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity1207.7 MW
Winter Capacity1242 MW
Minimum Load1207.7 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateMarch 1975
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Multiple FuelsNo

Generator 3 Details Operating March 1977

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity1292 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity1226.6 MW
Winter Capacity1259 MW
Minimum Load1226.6 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateMarch 1977
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Multiple FuelsNo

Browns Ferry Plant Owners

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