BRUCE-2

Operational


Reactor Details

Reactor Type Model Owner Operator
PHWR
CANDU 791
Ontario Power Generation
Bruce Power
Reference Unit Power (Net Capacity) Design Net Capacity Gross Capacity Thermal Capacity
734 MWe
696 MWe
786 MWe
2456 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Dec, 1970
27 Jul, 1976
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date Long-Term Shutdown Date Long-Term Shutdown End Date
04 Sep, 1976
01 Sep, 1977
08 Oct, 1995
16 Oct, 2012

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
82.41 TW.h
61.9 %
70.7 %
38.1 %
61.2 %
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
1976 Data from a trial operation not provided
1977 1696.800 740 2481 86.9 87.0 87.0 80.3 80.3
1978 3603.800 740 5946 68.1 65.2 70.6 55.8 61.8
1979 4408.800 740 6534 73.8 73.8 72.0 67.3 64.2
1980 6074.900 740 8463 96.4 93.5 78.4 93.5 73.0
1981 5795.100 740 7904 90.2 89.6 81.0 89.4 76.8
1982 4432.400 740 6163 70.4 68.0 78.6 68.4 75.2
1983 6112.800 740 7941 90.6 89.5 80.3 94.3 78.2
1984 6223.900 740 8649 98.5 91.0 81.8 95.8 80.6
1985 4979.300 848 6525 74.5 73.5 80.7 72.8 79.6
1986 4257.630 848 5308 60.6 57.0 77.9 57.3 76.9
1987 3781.400 848 4636 52.9 50.6 75.0 50.9 74.1
1988 4971.250 848 7741 88.1 71.7 74.6 66.7 73.4
1989 1316.310 848 2149 24.5 17.7 69.6 17.7 68.5
1990 2578.320 848 3460 39.5 35.2 66.8 34.7 65.8
1991 4483.480 848 5915 67.5 60.2 66.3 60.4 65.4
1992 353.880 848 625 7.1 4.7 62.0 4.8 61.1
1993 3016.810 848 6041 69.0 40.8 60.6 40.6 59.8
1994 3882.470 848 7046 80.4 52.3 60.1 52.3 59.3
1995 3791.000 848 6225 92.2 66.3 60.4 66.3 59.6
1996 Data Not Available - Long-Term Shutdown
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2012 1039.200 734 1826 100.0 85.7 60.6 85.4 59.8
2013 5607.650 734 8190 93.5 88.1 61.9 87.2 61.2
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-10-30

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