GENTILLY-1

Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
HWLWR
HW BLWR 250
Hydro Quebec
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
250 MWe
250 MWe
266 MWe
792 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Sep, 1966
12 Nov, 1970
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date
05 Apr, 1971
01 May, 1972
Permanent Shutdown Date
01 Jun, 1977

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
0.84 TW.h
5.8 %
7.5 %
94.2 %
5.7 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 1977

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
1971 Data from a trial operation not provided
1972 699.900 266 3658 49.2 39.8 39.8 39.8 39.8
1973 0.000 250 0 0.0 0.0 16.2 0.0 16.2
1974 0.000 250 0 0.0 0.0 10.2 0.0 10.2
1975 0.000 250 0 0.0 0.0 7.5 0.0 7.5
1976 0.000 250 0 0.0 0.3 5.9 0.0 5.9
1977 37.700 250 525 14.2 4.1 5.8 4.1 5.7
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-04-16

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