DARLINGTON-1

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
CANDU 850
Ontario Power Generation
Ontario Power Generation
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
878 MWe
881 MWe
934 MWe
2776 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Apr, 1982
29 Oct, 1990
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
19 Dec, 1990
14 Nov, 1992

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
143.33 TW.h
85.4 %
89.4 %
14.6 %
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
1990 Data from a trial operation not provided
1991 2146.790 881 2703
1992 973.980 881 1152 78.7 96.8 96.8 75.5 75.5
1993 6016.230 881 7213 82.3 78.7 81.3 78.0 77.6
1994 6326.650 881 7446 85.0 83.1 82.2 82.0 79.6
1995 6853.270 881 8046 91.8 89.7 84.5 88.8 82.5
1996 5745.250 881 6827 77.7 75.0 82.2 74.2 80.5
1997 4765.080 881 7236 82.6 62.3 78.4 61.7 76.9
1998 6427.460 881 7717 88.1 83.3 79.2 83.3 77.9
1999 7175.130 881 8705 99.4 93.0 81.1 93.0 80.0
2000 6280.570 881 7615 86.7 81.2 81.1 81.2 80.2
2001 6980.800 881 8502 97.0 90.4 82.1 90.4 81.3
2002 6532.910 881 7887 90.0 84.6 82.4 84.6 81.6
2003 6562.380 881 7846 89.6 85.1 82.6 85.0 81.9
2004 5612.120 881 6540 74.4 72.8 81.8 72.5 81.2
2005 7366.260 878 8553 97.6 96.2 82.9 95.7 82.2
2006 6388.890 878 7520 85.8 83.4 83.0 83.1 82.3
2007 7412.620 878 8647 98.7 96.8 83.9 96.4 83.2
2008 6125.270 878 7125 81.1 79.7 83.6 79.4 83.0
2009 6870.240 878 8038 91.8 89.8 84.0 89.3 83.4
2010 7244.930 878 8660 98.9 94.5 84.5 94.2 84.0
2011 6256.800 878 7313 83.5 81.6 84.4 81.4 83.8
2012 7256.400 878 8468 96.4 94.3 84.9 94.1 84.3
2013 7454.010 878 8760 100.0 97.1 85.4 96.9 84.9
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-11-28

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