Pickering-7, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerOntario Power Generation
ModelCANDU 500B
OperatorOntario Power Generation
Capacity Net516 MWe
Capacity Gross540 MWe
Capacity Thermal1744 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 March 1976
Criticality22 October 1984
Grid Connection17 November 1984
Commercial Operation1 January 1985
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life98.03 TWh
Capacity Factor Life77.1 %
 

Pickering nuclear power plant in Canada. [Image: OPG]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1984516312.786100
19855164093.95827790.694.5
19865163373.3700274.679.9
19875164339.8986429698.6
19885164340.42851995.897
19895163408.69693975.479.2
19905163500.8742077.484.7
19915164258.77843694.296.3
19925163727.45734982.283.7
19935164415.95876097.7100
19945163709.91738682.184.3
19955164056.79814089.892.9
19965162050.69441645.250.3
19975162936.1662086570.9
19985163084.73649568.274.1
19995164433.82875198.199.9
20005162099444546.350.6
20015164020.7879688991
20025164246.8985389497.5
20035161790.66381139.643.5
20045163116.06612768.869.8
20055164390.76865897.198.8
20065162652.57531158.760.6
20075163667.91754081.286.1
20085161530.27308433.835.1
20095164229.46849293.696.9
20105162920.66589564.667.3
20115164337.786739699
20125162920.02596564.467.9
201300000
Total:97966.76

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

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