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Permanent Shutdown


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
CANDU 500A
Ontario Hydro
Ontario Power Generation
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
515 MWe
508 MWe
542 MWe
1744 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Dec, 1967
24 Apr, 1972
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date Long-Term Shutdown Date Long-Term Shutdown End Date
03 May, 1972
01 Jun, 1972
29 Dec, 1997
31 Oct, 2008
Permanent Shutdown Date
31 Oct, 2008

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
80.00 TW.h
70.7 %
70.8 %
29.3 %
69.0 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2008

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
1972 1283.400 514 2449 34.7 100.0 100.0 35.6 35.6
1973 3888.400 514 7733 86.8 85.8 91.0 85.0 66.9
1974 1946.000 514 4236 48.5 43.8 72.9 43.3 57.8
1975 2606.400 514 5161 59.1 57.9 68.8 58.0 57.9
1976 4220.100 514 8284 94.6 93.8 74.2 93.7 65.7
1977 4304.800 514 8409 96.3 96.0 78.1 95.9 71.1
1978 3692.000 515 7283 83.4 82.4 78.7 82.1 72.7
1979 3619.100 515 7212 81.4 81.4 79.1 79.4 73.6
1980 4158.600 515 8125 92.5 91.9 80.6 91.9 75.8
1981 4018.500 515 7911 90.3 88.6 81.4 89.1 77.1
1982 3896.800 515 7703 87.9 86.5 81.9 86.4 78.0
1983 3834.100 515 7573 86.4 85.1 82.2 85.0 78.6
1984 3692.870 515 7287 83.0 81.7 82.1 81.6 78.9
1985 2782.120 515 5483 62.6 61.8 80.6 61.7 77.6
1986 3173.890 515 6347 72.4 70.4 79.9 70.4 77.1
1987 3448.350 515 7096 81.0 76.4 79.7 76.4 77.0
1988 3821.480 515 7477 85.1 84.2 80.0 84.5 77.5
1989 1717.890 515 3505 40.0 38.1 77.6 38.1 75.3
1990 0.000 515 0 0.0 0.0 73.4 0.0 71.2
1991 1554.170 515 3198 36.5 34.4 71.4 34.4 69.3
1992 4054.610 515 8063 91.8 90.0 72.3 89.6 70.3
1993 3419.840 515 6834 78.0 76.7 72.5 75.8 70.6
1994 4120.360 515 8159 93.1 91.7 73.4 91.3 71.5
1995 2698.570 515 5354 61.1 60.2 72.8 59.8 71.0
1996 1099.260 515 2181 24.8 24.3 70.8 24.3 69.1
1997 2943.980 515 6324 73.0 66.4 70.7 66.0 69.0
1998 Data Not Available - Long-Term Shutdown
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Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-09-22

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