PICKERING-6

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 Oct, 1975
15 Oct, 1983
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
08 Nov, 1983
01 Feb, 1984

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
105.42 TW.h
77.6 %
80.3 %
22.4 %
77.5 %
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
1983 257.700 516 856
1984 3816.080 516 7636 87.7 86.1 86.1 85.9 85.9
1985 3289.090 516 6540 74.7 73.1 79.3 72.8 79.0
1986 3395.220 516 6763 77.2 75.8 78.1 75.1 77.7
1987 3949.930 516 7791 88.9 86.6 80.3 87.4 80.2
1988 4496.760 516 8775 99.9 98.4 84.0 99.2 84.0
1989 3950.210 516 7794 89.0 87.6 84.6 87.4 84.6
1990 3473.450 516 7017 80.1 76.9 83.5 76.8 83.5
1991 4469.680 516 8721 99.6 99.0 85.4 98.9 85.4
1992 4050.470 516 7936 90.4 89.3 85.9 89.4 85.9
1993 2689.190 516 5506 62.8 59.9 83.2 59.5 83.2
1994 4043.000 516 8036 91.7 90.1 83.9 89.4 83.8
1995 3493.340 516 6962 79.5 77.2 83.3 77.3 83.2
1996 2591.650 516 5707 65.0 57.2 81.3 57.2 81.2
1997 3386.160 516 6841 78.1 74.9 80.8 74.9 80.8
1998 3130.150 516 6384 72.9 69.2 80.1 69.2 80.0
1999 3353.710 516 6863 78.3 74.2 79.7 74.2 79.6
2000 2738.740 516 6449 73.4 60.5 78.6 60.4 78.5
2001 2618.080 516 5286 60.3 57.7 77.4 57.9 77.4
2002 3982.310 516 7985 91.2 88.3 78.0 88.1 77.9
2003 3267.370 516 6566 75.0 72.5 77.7 72.3 77.6
2004 2780.800 516 5597 63.7 61.5 76.9 61.4 76.8
2005 2850.130 516 5596 63.9 63.1 76.3 63.0 76.2
2006 3899.460 516 7635 87.2 86.0 76.7 86.3 76.7
2007 3216.520 516 6588 75.2 70.8 76.5 71.2 76.4
2008 4323.780 516 8521 97.0 95.6 77.2 95.4 77.2
2009 3493.230 516 7051 80.5 77.6 77.2 77.3 77.2
2010 3865.260 516 7659 87.4 85.8 77.6 85.5 77.5
2011 3195.820 516 6334 72.3 71.0 77.3 70.7 77.3
2012 4333.570 516 8550 97.3 95.5 78.0 95.6 77.9
2013 3027.430 516 6047 69.0 67.2 77.6 67.0 77.5
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-04-24

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