Bruce-4, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerOntario Power Generation
ModelCANDU 750A
OperatorBruce Power
Capacity Net730 MWe
Capacity Gross805 MWe
Capacity Thermal2832 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1972
Criticality10 December 1978
Grid Connection21 December 1978
Commercial Operation18 January 1979
Long Term Shutdown Date16 March 1998
Grid sync after long term shutdown7 October 2003
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life130.77 TWh
Capacity Factor Life72 %
 

Bruce A 1-4


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
197800000
19797404966.4708479.684.2
19807404945.1696276.179.3
19817405753.5787488.889.9
19827406050.2815093.393
19837406407.4834598.895.3
19847406664.648625102.598.2
19858084995.16651872.374.4
19868486891.57864492.898.7
19878485044.99636667.972.7
19888484663.68599762.668.3
19898485584.21729075.283.2
19908483533.03461147.652.6
19918485940.779558090.8
19928485843.37807078.491.9
1993848350.095274.76
19948483655.98720649.282.3
19958483034.92502440.957.4
19968485296.28868671.198.9
19978482923.05496839.456.7
199800000
199900000
200000000
200100000
200200000
2003769934.478025536.3
20047505418.78746982.185
20057505499.12746983.785.3
20067505308.22726180.882.9
20077505250.98729879.983.3
20087345504.43760385.486.6
20097304907.55701476.780.1
20107305976.18836093.495.4
20117306259.24867097.999
20127303700.41513757.758.5
201300000
Total:141303.65

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

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