GENTILLY-2

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
CANDU 6
Hydro Quebec
Hydro Quebec
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
635 MWe
645 MWe
675 MWe
2156 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Apr, 1974
11 Sep, 1982
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
04 Dec, 1982
01 Oct, 1983
Permanent Shutdown Date
28 Dec, 2012

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
124.22 TW.h
79.2 %
81.2 %
20.8 %
76.2 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2012

Operating History

Year Electricity Supplied
[GW.h]
Reference Unit Power
[MW]
Annual Time On Line
[h]
Operation Factor
[%]
Energy Availability Factor
[%]
Load Factor
[%]
Annual Cumulative Annual Cumulative
1982 Data from a trial operation not provided
1983 937.700 645 1580 71.6 65.9 65.9 65.8 65.8
1984 3426.020 645 6742 76.8 67.8 67.4 60.5 61.6
1985 3189.450 645 6347 72.4 71.1 69.1 56.4 59.3
1986 3792.140 645 7488 85.5 85.8 74.2 67.1 61.7
1987 4658.460 640 7654 87.4 85.5 76.8 83.1 66.7
1988 5283.590 640 8372 95.3 95.3 80.4 94.0 71.9
1989 4870.250 640 7722 88.2 89.5 81.8 86.9 74.3
1990 4080.560 640 7748 88.4 72.9 80.6 72.8 74.1
1991 3925.510 640 6317 72.1 69.9 79.3 70.0 73.6
1992 4701.500 640 7431 84.6 84.8 79.9 83.6 74.7
1993 4827.100 685 7731 88.2 92.4 81.2 80.4 75.2
1994 5405.460 635 8634 98.6 98.6 82.7 97.2 77.2
1995 4518.970 635 7229 82.5 82.5 82.7 81.2 77.5
1996 5241.980 635 8289 94.4 94.4 83.6 94.0 78.7
1997 4217.520 635 6901 78.8 78.8 83.2 75.8 78.5
1998 3825.060 635 6258 71.4 71.4 82.5 68.8 77.9
1999 3793.280 635 6132 70.0 69.9 81.7 68.2 77.3
2000 4886.200 635 7879 89.7 89.7 82.2 87.6 77.9
2001 4711.190 635 7766 88.6 88.3 82.5 84.7 78.3
2002 4532.290 635 7366 84.1 83.4 82.5 81.5 78.4
2003 3567.070 635 5833 66.6 65.2 81.7 64.1 77.7
2004 4875.390 635 7905 90.0 89.2 82.0 87.4 78.2
2005 4486.190 635 7329 83.7 83.5 82.1 80.6 78.3
2006 4595.250 635 7541 86.1 86.1 82.3 82.6 78.5
2007 4328.590 635 7126 81.4 77.8 82.1 77.8 78.4
2008 3648.410 635 6207 70.7 65.4 81.4 65.4 77.9
2009 3611.440 635 6039 68.9 64.9 80.8 64.9 77.4
2010 3490.450 635 5641 64.4 62.8 80.2 62.8 76.9
2011 3490.600 635 5861 66.9 62.8 79.5 62.8 76.4
2012 3911.560 635 7114 81.7 70.7 79.2 70.7 76.2
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-11-26

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