BRUCE-5

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
CANDU 750B
Ontario Power Generation
Bruce Power
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
817 MWe
822 MWe
872 MWe
2832 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jun, 1978
15 Nov, 1984
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
02 Dec, 1984
01 Mar, 1985

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
176.20 TW.h
85.2 %
88.1 %
14.8 %
84.8 %
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
1984 187.320 795 510
1985 5464.160 815 7163 86.1 85.9 85.9 84.2 84.2
1986 7078.030 835 8675 99.0 96.7 91.8 96.8 91.2
1987 5730.150 835 7197 82.2 78.2 87.0 78.3 86.6
1988 6673.560 860 7824 89.1 88.5 87.4 88.3 87.1
1989 7130.760 860 8589 98.0 94.1 88.8 94.6 88.7
1990 5534.660 860 6656 76.0 73.5 86.2 73.5 86.0
1991 6769.630 860 8130 92.8 90.3 86.8 89.9 86.6
1992 6452.050 860 7636 86.9 85.8 86.6 85.4 86.4
1993 5118.340 860 7457 85.1 68.1 84.5 67.9 84.3
1994 5629.340 860 7671 87.6 75.0 83.5 74.7 83.3
1995 6125.270 860 7859 89.7 81.4 83.3 81.3 83.1
1996 5767.610 860 7153 81.4 76.4 82.8 76.4 82.6
1997 6388.270 860 8148 93.0 84.8 82.9 84.8 82.7
1998 5623.110 785 7305 83.4 81.7 82.8 81.8 82.7
1999 5281.900 785 6719 76.7 76.6 82.4 76.8 82.3
2000 6908.740 785 8719 99.3 99.1 83.4 100.2 83.4
2001 4902.080 790 6220 71.0 70.9 82.7 70.8 82.7
2002 5993.140 790 7630 87.1 86.3 82.9 86.6 82.9
2003 5302.510 790 6783 77.4 77.3 82.6 76.6 82.6
2004 5889.110 790 7543 85.9 85.1 82.7 84.9 82.7
2005 5109.630 790 6678 76.2 74.1 82.4 73.8 82.3
2006 6723.490 795 8694 99.2 96.8 83.0 95.9 82.9
2007 6710.890 795 8760 100.0 97.2 83.6 96.4 83.4
2008 5596.970 817 6943 79.0 78.0 83.4 78.0 83.2
2009 6826.700 817 8597 98.1 97.9 83.9 95.4 83.7
2010 6699.690 817 8368 95.5 94.0 84.3 93.6 84.1
2011 6149.760 817 7666 87.5 86.8 84.4 85.9 84.1
2012 6927.640 817 8690 98.9 98.2 84.9 96.5 84.6
2013 6421.790 817 8141 92.9 92.0 85.2 89.7 84.8
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-08-29

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