Oconee

7800 Rochester Hwy, Seneca, SC 29672

Plant Summary Information

Oconee is ranked #4 out of 11,249 power plants nationwide in terms of total annual net electricity generation.

Oconee is comprised of 3 generators and generated 7.7 TWh during the 3-month period between December 2023 to March 2024.

Plant NameOconee
Utility NameDuke Energy Carolinas, LLC
LocationOconee County, SC
Initial Operation DateJuly 1973
Last Update Mar 2024
Annual Generation 24.3 TWh
Annual Consumption 253.5 M MMBtu
Ranked #4 out of 11,249 Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #4 out of 54 Nuclear Power Plants Nationwide
Ranked #1 out of 189 South Carolina Power Plants
Ranked #1 out of 4 South Carolina Nuclear Power Plants
Fuel Types Nuclear

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Monthly Net Generation for Oconee

Oconee Details

Summary Information
Plant NameOconee (3265)
Plant Address7800 Rochester Hwy Seneca, SC 29672
UtilityDuke Energy Carolinas, LLC (5416)
Latitude, Longitude34.7939, -82.8986
Generation Dates on FileJan 2001 to Mar 2024
Initial Operation DateJuly 1973
Annual Generation 24.3 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 StatusRegulated
NERC RegionSERC
Balancing AuthorityDuke Energy Carolinas (DUK)
NAICS CodeUtilities (22)
Sector Electric Utility (1)
Water SourceKeowee River
Ash Impoundment No
Transmission / Distribution OwnerDuke Energy Carolinas, LLC (5416) SC
Grid Voltage 500.00 kV
Energy StorageNo

Generator 1 Details Operating July 1973

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity886.7 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity847 MW
Winter Capacity865 MW
Minimum Load847 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateJuly 1973
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Planned Net Summer Capacity Uprate15 MW
Planned Net Winter Capacity Uprate15 MW
Planned UprateJanuary 2024
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo

Generator 3 Details Operating December 1974

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity893.3 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity859 MW
Winter Capacity881 MW
Minimum Load859 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateDecember 1974
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Planned Net Summer Capacity Uprate15 MW
Planned Net Winter Capacity Uprate15 MW
Planned UprateJanuary 2024
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo

Generator 2 Details Operating September 1974

TechnologyNuclear
Prime MoverSteam Turbine
OwnershipSingle Owner
Nameplate Capacity886.7 MW
Nameplate Power Factor0.9
Summer Capacity848 MW
Winter Capacity872 MW
Minimum Load848 MW
Uprate/Derate Completed No
StatusOperating
First Operation DateSeptember 1974
Combined Heat & Power No
Sector NameElectric Utility (1)
Energy SourceNuclear
Solid Fuel Gasification No
Carbon Capture TechnologyNo
Time From Cold Shutdown To Full LoadOVER
Planned Net Summer Capacity Uprate15 MW
Planned Net Winter Capacity Uprate15 MW
Planned UprateJanuary 2024
Multiple FuelsNo
Cofire FuelsNo

Oconee Plant Owners

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