BRUCE-8

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
795 MWe
845 MWe
2690 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Aug, 1979
15 Feb, 1987
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
09 Mar, 1987
22 May, 1987

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
156.99 TW.h
83.2 %
86.9 %
16.8 %
82.5 %
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
1987 3673.230 837 5849 99.9 76.6 76.6 76.4 76.4
1988 5958.520 837 7659 87.2 86.5 82.9 81.0 79.4
1989 6523.470 837 8661 98.9 89.2 85.3 89.0 83.1
1990 5758.670 860 7186 82.0 78.1 83.3 78.0 81.6
1991 6932.700 860 8213 93.8 92.5 85.3 92.0 84.0
1992 5451.090 860 6587 75.0 72.4 83.0 72.2 81.8
1993 4675.900 860 7064 80.6 62.3 79.8 62.1 78.8
1994 6443.160 860 8760 100.0 86.0 80.6 85.5 79.7
1995 6113.350 860 7876 89.9 81.3 80.7 81.2 79.8
1996 6957.820 860 8783 100.0 92.1 81.9 92.1 81.1
1997 6346.540 860 8003 91.4 84.2 82.1 84.2 81.4
1998 4122.430 785 5368 61.3 59.8 80.3 60.0 79.7
1999 4114.430 785 5414 61.8 59.8 78.8 59.8 78.2
2000 6530.940 785 8293 94.4 93.7 79.8 94.7 79.4
2001 5424.770 790 6852 78.2 78.0 79.7 78.4 79.3
2002 6685.960 790 8543 97.5 97.0 80.8 96.6 80.4
2003 4959.990 790 6301 71.9 71.9 80.3 71.7 79.9
2004 5695.770 790 7374 84.0 82.8 80.4 82.1 80.0
2005 6889.220 790 8745 99.8 99.4 81.4 99.6 81.0
2006 5283.880 795 6791 77.5 76.4 81.1 76.3 80.8
2007 6485.250 795 8341 95.2 93.4 81.7 93.1 81.4
2008 6514.390 782 8699 99.0 94.3 82.3 94.8 82.0
2009 5266.440 782 6906 78.8 80.6 82.2 76.9 81.7
2010 6930.190 817 8760 100.0 98.6 82.9 98.9 82.4
2011 6453.400 817 8015 91.5 91.4 83.2 90.2 82.8
2012 5682.670 817 7161 81.5 85.5 83.3 79.2 82.6
2013 5656.620 817 7141 81.5 80.6 83.2 79.0 82.5
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-12-21

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