DARLINGTON-4

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 Jul, 1985
13 Mar, 1993
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
17 Apr, 1993
14 Jun, 1993

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
136.08 TW.h
85.5 %
88.1 %
14.5 %
85.3 %
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
1993 3528.780 881 4447 70.4 73.9 73.9 67.6 67.6
1994 7038.670 881 8143 93.0 91.8 85.2 91.2 82.5
1995 6750.560 881 7751 88.5 87.7 86.2 87.5 84.4
1996 6105.350 881 7023 80.0 79.1 84.2 78.9 82.9
1997 5069.640 881 7428 84.8 65.7 80.2 65.7 79.1
1998 6520.880 881 7699 87.9 84.5 81.0 84.5 80.1
1999 6216.130 881 7431 84.8 80.6 80.9 80.6 80.2
2000 6975.020 881 8219 93.6 90.1 82.1 90.1 81.5
2001 6836.350 881 8037 91.8 88.6 82.9 88.6 82.3
2002 7449.790 881 8760 100.0 96.5 84.3 96.5 83.8
2003 5428.860 881 6320 72.2 70.6 83.0 70.3 82.5
2004 7321.130 881 8451 96.2 94.6 84.0 94.6 83.6
2005 6569.700 878 7617 87.0 85.6 84.1 85.4 83.7
2006 7449.440 878 8541 97.5 96.5 85.0 96.9 84.7
2007 6210.230 878 7170 81.8 80.8 84.8 80.7 84.4
2008 7525.460 878 8652 98.5 97.4 85.6 97.6 85.2
2009 6836.150 878 7892 90.1 88.7 85.8 88.9 85.5
2010 5633.650 878 6612 75.5 73.3 85.0 73.2 84.8
2011 7617.800 878 8760 100.0 98.9 85.8 99.0 85.5
2012 7557.720 878 8725 99.3 97.9 86.4 98.0 86.2
2013 5237.450 878 6132 70.0 68.2 85.5 68.1 85.3
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-09-19

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