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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 Sep, 1976
17 Dec, 1985
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
21 Jan, 1986
28 Feb, 1986

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
96.11 TW.h
76.4 %
79.7 %
23.6 %
76.2 %
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
1986 3792.310 516 8086 97.7 96.3 96.3 95.7 95.7
1987 3759.360 516 7585 86.6 83.3 89.2 83.2 88.9
1988 3710.380 516 7296 83.1 82.2 86.8 81.9 86.4
1989 4295.190 516 8569 97.8 95.4 89.0 95.0 88.6
1990 3014.650 516 6743 77.0 66.6 84.4 66.7 84.1
1991 4484.970 516 8759 100.0 98.9 86.9 99.2 86.7
1992 4211.990 516 8280 94.3 93.0 87.8 92.9 87.6
1993 3670.540 516 7233 82.6 81.7 87.0 81.2 86.8
1994 4341.880 516 8579 97.9 96.8 88.1 96.1 87.8
1995 4012.080 516 8066 92.1 89.0 88.2 88.8 87.9
1996 1300.260 516 2597 29.6 28.7 82.7 28.7 82.5
1997 360.810 516 995 11.3 8.0 76.4 8.0 76.2
1998 3493.620 516 7009 80.0 77.3 76.4 77.3 76.2
1999 3509.060 516 7077 80.8 77.6 76.5 77.6 76.3
2000 2711.210 516 5508 62.7 59.9 75.4 59.8 75.2
2001 3502.190 516 6999 79.9 77.5 75.5 77.5 75.4
2002 3605.360 516 7244 82.7 80.0 75.8 79.8 75.6
2003 3921.290 516 8026 91.6 86.9 76.4 86.8 76.2
2004 2489.460 516 5182 59.0 55.1 75.3 54.9 75.1
2005 4195.240 516 8431 96.2 93.4 76.2 92.8 76.0
2006 2908.540 516 5853 66.8 64.8 75.7 64.4 75.4
2007 3843.210 516 8015 91.5 85.5 76.1 85.0 75.9
2008 2918.750 516 6116 69.6 64.4 75.6 64.4 75.4
2009 4115.230 516 8520 97.3 91.0 76.2 91.0 76.0
2010 3081.070 516 6427 73.4 68.2 75.9 68.2 75.7
2011 4051.720 516 8345 95.3 89.6 76.4 89.6 76.3
2012 2936.380 516 5967 67.9 64.9 76.0 64.8 75.8
2013 3879.060 516 7979 91.1 86.0 76.4 85.8 76.2
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-07-30

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