BRUCE-7

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 May, 1979
07 Jan, 1986
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
22 Feb, 1986
10 Apr, 1986

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
169.98 TW.h
85.6 %
89.2 %
14.4 %
84.9 %
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 5256.620 837 6957 97.6 89.8 89.8 89.7 89.7
1987 6288.050 837 8489 96.9 85.9 87.6 85.8 87.4
1988 4866.190 860 6636 75.6 74.8 82.9 65.4 79.4
1989 7280.790 860 8632 98.5 96.4 86.6 96.6 84.0
1990 6659.400 860 8065 92.1 88.5 87.0 88.4 85.0
1991 5733.630 860 6835 78.0 76.3 85.1 76.1 83.4
1992 6413.410 860 7589 86.4 85.1 85.1 84.9 83.6
1993 5802.330 860 8760 100.0 78.1 84.2 77.0 82.8
1994 5496.710 860 7577 86.5 73.2 82.9 73.0 81.6
1995 6285.100 860 8092 92.4 83.5 83.0 83.4 81.8
1996 5475.680 860 7000 79.7 72.6 82.0 72.5 81.0
1997 6154.480 860 7874 89.9 81.7 82.0 81.7 81.0
1998 4990.760 785 6474 73.9 72.4 81.3 72.6 80.4
1999 6315.740 785 8208 93.7 91.8 82.0 91.8 81.2
2000 5322.680 785 6790 77.3 76.9 81.7 77.2 80.9
2001 7026.300 790 8760 100.0 100.0 82.8 101.5 82.2
2002 4819.350 790 6121 69.9 69.5 82.0 69.6 81.4
2003 6730.240 790 8592 98.1 97.7 82.9 97.2 82.3
2004 6428.770 790 8188 93.2 92.8 83.4 92.6 82.8
2005 4890.450 806 6310 72.0 70.2 82.7 70.1 82.2
2006 6740.470 822 8486 96.9 94.8 83.3 94.4 82.8
2007 6969.910 822 8570 97.8 97.1 83.9 96.8 83.4
2008 5763.740 817 7101 80.8 79.9 83.8 80.3 83.3
2009 6475.330 817 8144 93.0 97.9 84.3 90.5 83.6
2010 6726.640 817 8610 98.3 93.7 84.7 94.0 84.0
2011 5761.530 817 7137 81.5 80.7 84.6 80.5 83.9
2012 7055.970 817 8731 99.4 99.6 85.1 98.3 84.4
2013 7003.570 817 8758 100.0 99.4 85.6 97.9 84.9
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-12-17

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