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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 Sep, 1966
15 Sep, 1971
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date Long-Term Shutdown Date Long-Term Shutdown End Date
06 Oct, 1971
30 Dec, 1971
31 Dec, 1997
28 May, 2007
Permanent Shutdown Date
28 May, 2007

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
71.39 TW.h
62.4 %
62.5 %
37.6 %
60.3 %
Lifetime performance calculated up to year 2007

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 659.900 514 1364
1972 2554.200 514 4703 53.5 100.0 100.0 56.6 56.6
1973 3174.100 514 6391 71.8 70.8 85.3 69.4 63.0
1974 3967.000 514 7861 90.0 88.5 86.4 88.4 71.4
1975 3869.600 515 7558 86.5 85.9 86.2 86.0 75.0
1976 4202.200 514 8163 93.2 92.9 87.6 93.3 78.7
1977 4099.600 514 8019 91.8 91.0 88.2 91.3 80.8
1978 3797.600 515 7453 85.3 85.1 87.7 84.4 81.3
1979 3873.400 515 7839 88.5 88.5 87.8 84.9 81.8
1980 3766.800 515 7389 84.1 83.2 87.3 83.3 81.9
1981 3807.200 515 7460 85.2 84.3 87.0 84.4 82.2
1982 4121.900 515 8064 92.0 91.1 87.4 91.4 83.0
1983 2620.100 515 5100 58.2 58.0 84.9 58.1 80.9
1984 0.000 515 0 0.0 0.0 78.4 0.0 74.7
1985 0.000 515 0 0.0 0.0 72.8 0.0 69.4
1986 0.000 515 0 0.0 0.0 68.0 0.0 64.7
1987 0.000 515 0 0.0 0.0 63.7 0.0 60.7
1988 650.300 515 1364 15.5 14.4 60.8 14.4 58.0
1989 3360.260 515 7088 80.9 75.4 61.6 74.5 58.9
1990 2931.110 515 6930 79.1 67.1 61.9 65.0 59.2
1991 3274.250 515 7102 81.1 72.9 62.4 72.6 59.9
1992 4096.100 515 8131 92.6 91.0 63.8 90.6 61.3
1993 4276.360 515 8417 96.1 95.6 65.2 94.8 62.9
1994 3897.170 515 7827 89.4 87.9 66.2 86.4 63.9
1995 0.000 515 0 0.0 0.0 63.5 0.0 61.2
1996 1287.790 515 3021 34.4 28.6 62.1 28.5 59.9
1997 3105.310 515 6593 75.7 69.7 62.4 69.2 60.3
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 2014-10-25

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