U.S. Nuclear Fleet Hits Rare Outage High
September 10, 2019
U.S. nuclear power generation hit a rare milestone this week. On September 8, 2019, 6.9 GW was offline. The five-year average for this day is 1.8 GW to 6.3 GW. This event is rare. Outage capacity that exceeds the five-year average has occurred only twice this year, on August 4, 2019, and on April 1, 2019.