BRUCE-6

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
891 MWe
2690 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jan, 1978
29 May, 1984
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
26 Jun, 1984
14 Sep, 1984

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
171.95 TW.h
81.9 %
85.0 %
18.1 %
81.3 %
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 3068.320 795 4230 99.9 98.8 98.8 98.8 98.8
1985 5900.130 815 7369 84.1 84.0 87.7 83.7 87.4
1986 5716.030 837 7213 82.3 77.8 83.4 78.1 83.4
1987 7017.100 837 8610 98.3 95.3 87.0 95.7 87.1
1988 6139.490 837 7880 89.7 89.1 87.5 83.5 86.3
1989 5386.170 837 7069 80.7 73.4 84.8 73.5 83.8
1990 6213.640 860 7429 84.8 82.3 84.4 83.2 83.7
1991 7013.360 860 8194 93.5 93.0 85.6 93.1 85.1
1992 5328.200 860 6393 72.8 70.5 83.8 70.5 83.3
1993 4351.000 860 6950 79.3 58.0 81.0 57.8 80.5
1994 6451.710 860 8760 100.0 85.8 81.4 85.6 81.0
1995 4671.570 860 6049 69.0 62.1 79.7 62.0 79.3
1996 6822.750 860 8682 98.8 90.4 80.6 90.3 80.2
1997 4796.410 860 6201 70.8 63.7 79.3 63.7 78.9
1998 4678.620 785 6137 70.1 68.0 78.6 68.0 78.2
1999 6860.150 785 8760 100.0 99.3 79.8 99.8 79.5
2000 4668.210 785 5912 67.3 66.8 79.1 67.7 78.9
2001 6840.060 790 8624 98.4 98.3 80.1 98.8 80.0
2002 3522.450 790 4539 51.8 50.6 78.6 50.9 78.4
2003 6750.850 790 8559 97.7 98.2 79.6 97.6 79.4
2004 5379.090 841 6698 76.2 76.6 79.4 75.4 79.2
2005 5721.100 822 7151 81.6 79.6 79.4 78.9 79.2
2006 7104.450 822 8760 100.0 99.3 80.3 98.7 80.0
2007 5145.020 822 6363 72.6 71.8 80.0 71.4 79.7
2008 6857.250 817 8452 96.2 95.4 80.6 95.6 80.3
2009 6063.070 817 7732 88.3 91.3 81.0 84.7 80.5
2010 5471.910 817 6815 77.8 76.5 80.8 76.5 80.4
2011 6552.520 817 8277 94.5 94.0 81.3 91.6 80.8
2012 7125.320 817 8784 100.0 99.6 81.9 99.3 81.4
2013 5684.000 817 7174 81.9 81.0 81.9 79.4 81.3
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-12-18

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