Byron Generating Station

4450 North German Church Rd, Byron, IL 61010

Plant Summary Information

Byron Generating Station is ranked #10 out of 11,249 power plants nationwide in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

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

Plant NameByron Generating Station
Utility NameConstellation Nuclear
LocationOgle County, IL
Initial Operation DateSeptember 1985
Last Update Mar 2024
Annual Generation 21.3 TWh
Annual Consumption 222.4 M MMBtu
Ranked #10 out of 11,249 Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #8 out of 54 Nuclear Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #2 out of 300 Illinois Power Plants
Ranked #2 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 Byron Generating Station

Byron Generating Station Details

Summary Information
Plant NameByron Generating Station (6023)
Plant Address4450 North German Church Rd Byron, IL 61010
UtilityConstellation Nuclear (55951)
Latitude, Longitude42.0742, -89.2819
Generation Dates on FileJan 2001 to Mar 2024
Initial Operation DateSeptember 1985
Annual Generation 21.3 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 SourceRock River
Ash Impoundment No
Transmission / Distribution OwnerCommonwealth Edison Co (4110) IL
Grid Voltage 345.00 kV
Energy StorageNo

Generator 1 Details Operating September 1985

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
RTO ISO LMP Node Designation86041201
RTO ISO Location Designation For Reporting Wholesale Sales Data86041201
Nameplate Capacity1224.9 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity1164 MW
Winter Capacity1211.7 MW
Minimum Load643.5 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateSeptember 1985
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 2 Details Operating August 1987

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
RTO ISO LMP Node Designation86041202
RTO ISO Location Designation For Reporting Wholesale Sales Data86041202
Nameplate Capacity1224.9 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity1136 MW
Winter Capacity1174 MW
Minimum Load646.7 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateAugust 1987
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

Byron Generating Station Plant Owners

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