Bruce-2, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerOntario Power Generation
ModelCANDU 791
OperatorBruce Power
Capacity Net734 MWe
Capacity Gross786 MWe
Capacity Thermal2456 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 December 1970
Criticality27 July 1976
Grid Connection4 September 1976
Commercial Operation1 September 1977
Long Term Shutdown Date8 October 1995
Grid sync after long term shutdown16 October 2012
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life76.8 TWh
Capacity Factor Life59.8 %
 

Bruce A 1-4


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
197600000
19777401696.8248180.386.9
19787403603.8594655.868.1
19797404408.8653467.373.8
19807406074.9846393.596.4
19817405795.1790489.490.2
19827404432.4616368.470.4
19837406112.8794194.390.6
19847406223.9864995.898.5
19858484979.3652572.874.5
19868484257.63530857.360.6
19878483781.4463650.952.9
19888484971.25774166.788.1
19898481316.31214917.724.5
19908482578.32346034.739.5
19918484483.48591560.467.5
1992848353.886254.87.1
19938483016.81604140.669
19948483882.47704652.380.4
199500000
199600000
199700000
199800000
199900000
200000000
200100000
200200000
200300000
200400000
200500000
200600000
200700000
200800000
200900000
201000000
201100000
20127341039.2182685.4100
201300000
Total:73008.55

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

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