1960s_POWERExcerpt

1960s: Technology took another leap in the 1960s. This set of excerpts notes advancement in computing capacity, containment improvements, and filtration systems. It also reports a heat-rate record set by Philadelphia Electric’s Eddystone Station, a 3,500-psi, 1,050F unit that generated more than 2.1 billion kWh in nine months of continuous operation. “During those 263 days, the unit achieved a heat rate of 8625 Btu per net kwhr, which appears to be a record,” it says.

1960s:

Technology took another leap in the 1960s. This set of excerpts notes advancement in computing capacity, containment improvements, and filtration systems. It also reports a heat-rate record set by Philadelphia Electric’s Eddystone Station, a 3,500-psi, 1,050F unit that generated more than 2.1 billion kWh in nine months of continuous operation. “During those 263 days, the unit achieved a heat rate of 8625 Btu per net kwhr, which appears to be a record,” it says.