Catawba

4800 Concord Road, York, SC 29745

Plant Summary Information

Catawba is ranked #14 out of 11,249 power plants nationwide in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

Catawba is comprised of 2 generators and generated 6.4 TWh during the 3-month period between December 2023 to March 2024.

Plant NameCatawba
Utility NameDuke Energy Carolinas, LLC
LocationYork County, SC
Initial Operation DateJune 1985
Last Update Mar 2024
Annual Generation 20.5 TWh
Annual Consumption 214.3 M MMBtu
Ranked #14 out of 11,249 Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #12 out of 54 Nuclear Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #2 out of 189 South Carolina Power Plants
Ranked #2 out of 4 South Carolina Nuclear Power Plants
Fuel Types Nuclear

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Monthly Net Generation for Catawba

Catawba Details

Summary Information
Plant NameCatawba (6036)
Plant Address4800 Concord Road York, SC 29745
UtilityDuke Energy Carolinas, LLC (5416)
Latitude, Longitude35.0514, -81.0694
Generation Dates on FileJan 2001 to Mar 2024
Initial Operation DateJune 1985
Annual Generation 20.5 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 AuthorityDuke Energy Carolinas (DUK)
NAICS CodeUtilities (22)
Sector Electric Utility (1)
Water SourceLake Wylie
Ash Impoundment No
Transmission / Distribution OwnerDuke Energy Carolinas, LLC (5416) SC
Grid Voltage 230.00 kV
Energy StorageNo

Generator 1 Details Operating June 1985

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipJointly Owned
Nameplate Capacity1205.1 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity1160.1 MW
Winter Capacity1198.7 MW
Minimum Load1160.1 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateJune 1985
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo

Generator 2 Details Operating August 1986

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipJointly Owned
Nameplate Capacity1205.1 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity1150.1 MW
Winter Capacity1179.8 MW
Minimum Load1150.1 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateAugust 1986
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo

Catawba Plant Owners

Owner NameAddressGeneratorOwnership
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLCDEC-43A/550 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202Generator 119.25%
North Carolina Mun Power Agny #11427 Meadow Wood Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27604Generator 137.50%
North Carolina El Member Corp3400 Sumner Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27616Generator 130.75%
Piedmont Municipal Power Agny121 Village Drive, Greer, SC 29651Generator 112.50%
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLCDEC-43A/550 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202Generator 219.25%
North Carolina Mun Power Agny #11427 Meadow Wood Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27604Generator 237.50%
North Carolina El Member Corp3400 Sumner Boulevard, Raleigh, NC 27616Generator 230.75%
Piedmont Municipal Power Agny121 Village Drive, Greer, SC 29651Generator 212.50%

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