PICKERING-5

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
CANDU 500B
Ontario Power Generation
Ontario Power Generation
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
516 MWe
516 MWe
540 MWe
1744 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Nov, 1974
23 Oct, 1982
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
19 Dec, 1982
10 May, 1983

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
101.37 TW.h
73.0 %
76.7 %
27.0 %
72.8 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2013

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 11.200 516 240
1983 3202.400 516 6968 92.6 90.3 90.3 89.6 89.6
1984 3517.520 516 7035 80.1 77.8 82.8 77.6 82.4
1985 3366.500 516 6989 79.8 77.7 80.9 74.5 79.5
1986 4068.640 516 8057 92.0 90.7 83.6 90.0 82.3
1987 3600.100 516 7148 81.6 79.6 82.7 79.6 81.8
1988 4397.160 516 8683 98.8 97.5 85.3 97.0 84.4
1989 3400.760 516 6862 78.3 75.4 83.8 75.2 83.1
1990 3885.000 516 7821 89.3 86.4 84.2 86.0 83.4
1991 2887.060 516 5724 65.3 64.4 81.9 63.9 81.2
1992 1345.250 516 2621 29.8 29.8 76.5 29.7 75.8
1993 3841.810 516 8307 94.8 85.4 77.3 85.0 76.7
1994 3074.410 516 6196 70.7 68.5 76.6 68.0 76.0
1995 3372.870 516 7008 80.0 74.8 76.4 74.6 75.9
1996 3042.630 516 6429 73.2 67.1 75.7 67.1 75.2
1997 3924.890 516 7908 90.3 86.8 76.5 86.8 76.0
1998 3490.580 516 7296 83.3 77.2 76.6 77.2 76.1
1999 2511.570 516 5302 60.5 55.6 75.3 55.6 74.9
2000 2631.490 516 5457 62.1 58.0 74.3 58.1 73.9
2001 2980.210 516 5986 68.3 65.9 73.9 65.9 73.5
2002 2655.740 516 5565 63.5 58.8 73.1 58.8 72.7
2003 3294.960 516 6566 75.0 69.1 72.9 72.9 72.7
2004 4159.810 516 8264 94.1 92.2 73.8 91.8 73.6
2005 2352.790 516 4818 55.0 52.6 72.9 52.0 72.7
2006 4010.870 516 8113 92.6 89.0 73.5 88.7 73.4
2007 2567.590 516 5637 64.4 57.0 72.9 56.8 72.7
2008 4026.820 516 8357 95.1 88.9 73.5 88.8 73.3
2009 3140.880 516 6631 75.7 69.6 73.3 69.5 73.2
2010 3769.850 516 7645 87.3 83.7 73.7 83.4 73.5
2011 1973.460 516 4258 48.6 43.9 72.7 43.7 72.5
2012 4347.310 516 8725 99.3 96.3 73.5 95.9 73.3
2013 2603.230 516 5371 61.3 58.1 73.0 57.6 72.8
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-04-22

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