Gentilly-2, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerHydro Quebec
ModelCANDU 6
OperatorHydro Quebec
Capacity Net635 MWe
Capacity Gross675 MWe
Capacity Thermal2156 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 April 1974
Criticality11 September 1982
Grid Connection4 December 1982
Commercial Operation1 October 1983
Shutdown28 December 2012
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life124.22 TWh
Capacity Factor Life76.2 %
 
Gentily

Hydro Quebec's Gentilly nuclear power plant in Canada. [Image: Hydro Quebec]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
198200000
1983645937.7158065.871.6
19846453426.02674260.576.8
19856453189.45634756.472.4
19866453792.14748867.185.5
19876404658.46765483.187.4
19886405283.5983729495.3
19896404870.25772286.988.2
19906404080.56774872.888.4
19916403925.5163177072.1
19926404701.5743183.684.6
19936854827.1773180.488.2
19946355405.46863497.298.6
19956354518.97722981.282.5
19966355241.9882899494.4
19976354217.52690175.878.8
19986353825.06625868.871.4
19996353793.28613268.270
20006354886.2787987.689.7
20016354711.19776684.788.6
20026354532.29736681.584.1
20036353567.07583364.166.6
20046354875.39790587.490
20056354486.19732980.683.7
20066354595.25754182.686.1
20076354328.59712677.881.4
20086353648.41620765.470.7
20096353611.44603964.968.9
20106353490.45564162.864.4
20116353490.6586162.866.9
Total:120917.62

Source: Operating details - IAEA PRIS
Note: "0" signifies a zero value, or no data available. Data from 1972 or later. 

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