BRUCE-1

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
772 MWe
732 MWe
824 MWe
2575 MWt
Construction Start Date First Criticality Date
01 Jun, 1971
17 Dec, 1976
First Grid Connection Commercial Operation Date Long-Term Shutdown Date Long-Term Shutdown End Date
14 Jan, 1977
01 Sep, 1977
16 Oct, 1997
19 Sep, 2012

LifeTime Performance

Electricity Supplied Energy Availability Factor Operation Factor Energy Unavailability Factor Load Factor
97.57 TW.h
66.1 %
77.0 %
33.9 %
65.1 %
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
1977 1860.700 740 2698 94.5 88.4 88.4 88.0 88.0
1978 4152.600 740 6649 76.1 72.6 76.5 64.2 70.1
1979 5018.800 740 7334 82.8 81.5 78.7 76.6 72.9
1980 5597.500 740 7902 90.0 86.2 80.9 86.1 76.9
1981 6253.300 740 8486 96.9 96.7 84.6 96.5 81.4
1982 5914.900 740 7884 90.0 88.8 85.4 91.2 83.2
1983 5802.800 740 7590 86.6 84.8 85.3 89.5 84.2
1984 6457.620 740 8546 97.3 94.8 86.6 99.4 86.3
1985 6417.450 770 8349 95.3 94.9 87.6 94.8 87.4
1986 4398.020 770 5783 66.0 65.3 85.1 65.2 84.9
1987 4087.070 848 5462 62.4 60.7 82.5 55.0 81.7
1988 4642.660 848 6066 69.1 66.0 80.9 62.3 79.8
1989 5094.780 848 7543 86.1 68.7 79.8 68.6 78.8
1990 2451.130 848 4629 52.8 33.0 76.0 33.0 75.0
1991 2394.450 848 3467 39.6 32.2 72.7 32.2 71.8
1992 4546.540 848 7484 85.2 61.0 71.8 61.0 71.0
1993 3389.200 848 6869 78.4 45.7 70.1 45.6 69.4
1994 3849.030 848 7094 81.0 51.8 69.0 51.8 68.3
1995 3531.450 848 5827 66.5 47.5 67.8 47.5 67.1
1996 4326.400 848 7306 83.2 58.1 67.2 58.1 66.6
1997 1383.580 848 2254 32.5 23.5 65.4 23.5 64.8
1998 Data Not Available - Long-Term Shutdown
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2012 743.650 772 1365 57.1 42.9 65.1 42.9 64.5
2013 5257.070 772 7883 90.0 86.0 66.1 77.7 65.1
Performance indicators are calculated from the Commercial Operation Date.


Above data are from the PRIS database. Last update on 2014-11-26

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