Darlington-4, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerOntario Power Generation
ModelCANDU 850
OperatorOntario Power Generation
Capacity Net878 MWe
Capacity Gross934 MWe
Capacity Thermal2776 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 July 1985
Criticality13 March 1993
Grid Connection17 April 1993
Commercial Operation14 June 1993
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life130.84 TWh
Capacity Factor Life86.2 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19938813528.78444767.670.4
19948817038.67814391.293
19958816750.56775187.588.5
19968816105.35702378.980
19978815069.64742865.784.8
19988816520.88769984.587.9
19998816216.13743180.684.8
20008816975.02821990.193.6
20018816836.35803788.691.8
20028817449.79876096.5100
20038815428.86632070.372.2
20048817321.13845194.696.2
20058786569.7761785.487
20068787449.44854196.997.5
20078786210.23717080.781.8
20088787525.46865297.698.5
20098786836.15789288.990.1
20108785633.65661273.275.5
20118787617.8876099100
20128787557.7287259899.3
201300000
Total:130641.31

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

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