PICKERING-7

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 Mar, 1976
22 Oct, 1984
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
17 Nov, 1984
01 Jan, 1985

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
102.29 TW.h
78.0 %
81.0 %
22.0 %
77.7 %
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
1984 312.700 516 861
1985 4093.950 516 8277 94.5 92.6 92.6 90.6 90.6
1986 3373.300 516 7002 79.9 75.2 83.9 74.6 82.6
1987 4339.890 516 8642 98.6 96.0 88.0 96.0 87.1
1988 4340.420 516 8519 97.0 95.4 89.8 95.8 89.2
1989 3408.690 516 6939 79.2 75.4 86.9 75.4 86.5
1990 3500.800 516 7420 84.7 77.7 85.4 77.4 85.0
1991 4258.770 516 8436 96.3 94.5 86.7 94.2 86.3
1992 3727.450 516 7349 83.7 82.4 86.2 82.2 85.8
1993 4415.950 516 8760 100.0 99.0 87.6 97.7 87.1
1994 3709.910 516 7386 84.3 83.4 87.2 82.1 86.6
1995 4056.790 516 8140 92.9 90.0 87.4 89.8 86.9
1996 2050.690 516 4416 50.3 45.4 83.9 45.2 83.4
1997 2936.160 516 6208 70.9 65.0 82.5 65.0 82.0
1998 3084.730 516 6495 74.1 68.2 81.4 68.2 81.0
1999 4433.820 516 8751 99.9 98.0 82.6 98.1 82.2
2000 2099.000 516 4445 50.6 46.3 80.3 46.3 79.9
2001 4020.780 516 7968 91.0 88.7 80.8 89.0 80.4
2002 4246.890 516 8538 97.5 93.8 81.5 94.0 81.2
2003 1790.660 516 3811 43.5 39.7 79.3 39.6 79.0
2004 3116.060 516 6127 69.8 68.9 78.8 68.8 78.5
2005 4390.760 516 8658 98.8 97.4 79.7 97.1 79.4
2006 2652.570 516 5311 60.6 59.1 78.7 58.7 78.4
2007 3667.910 516 7540 86.1 81.7 78.9 81.2 78.6
2008 1530.270 516 3084 35.1 34.0 77.0 33.8 76.7
2009 4229.460 516 8492 96.9 94.1 77.7 93.6 77.4
2010 2920.660 516 5895 67.3 64.8 77.2 64.6 76.9
2011 4337.700 516 8673 99.0 96.6 77.9 96.0 77.6
2012 2920.020 516 5965 67.9 64.8 77.4 64.4 77.1
2013 4264.550 516 8760 100.0 94.4 78.0 94.4 77.7
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-10-20

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