Bruce-8, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerOntario Power Generation
ModelCANDU 750B
OperatorBruce Power
Capacity Net817 MWe
Capacity Gross845 MWe
Capacity Thermal2690 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 August 1979
Criticality15 February 1987
Grid Connection9 March 1987
Commercial Operation22 May 1987
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life151.33 TWh
Capacity Factor Life82.6 %
 

Bruce B 5-8, Bruce A 1-4 in background

 


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19878373673.23584976.499.9
19888375958.5276598187.2
19898376523.4786618998.9
19908605758.6771867882
19918606932.782139293.8
19928605451.09658772.275
19938604675.9706462.180.6
19948606443.16876085.5100
19958606113.35787681.289.9
19968606957.82878392.1100
19978606346.54800384.291.4
19987854122.4353686061.3
19997854114.43541459.861.8
20007856530.94829394.794.4
20017905424.77685278.478.2
20027906685.96854396.697.5
20037904959.99630171.771.9
20047905695.77737482.184
20057906889.22874599.699.8
20067955283.88679176.377.5
20077956485.25834193.195.2
20087826514.39869994.899
20097825266.44690676.978.8
20108176930.19876098.9100
20118176453.4801590.291.5
20128175682.67716100
201300000
Total:151874.18

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

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