Darlington-3, 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 September 1984
Criticality9 November 1992
Grid Connection7 December 1992
Commercial Operation14 February 1993
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life132.2 TWh
Capacity Factor Life85.8 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
199200000
19938816003.3971418589.1
19948816528.54764284.687.2
19958817061.53821991.593.8
19968817391.57857495.597.6
19978814010.7863145272.1
19988817244.91859393.998.1
19998815629.08692972.979.1
20008816517.02782284.289
20018816577.97790185.290.2
20028816371.77759582.686.7
20038816827.19800488.591.4
20048816601.58764985.387.1
20058787562.05876098.2100
20068785573.1645272.573.6
20078787221.13831193.994.9
20088787654.59878499.2100
20098785657.16659073.675.2
20108787500.9864397.598.7
20118787558.56870798.399.4
20128786377.61741982.784.5
201300000
Total:131870.43

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

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