Gentilly-1 (Demo), Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessHWLWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
ModelHW BLWR 250
OperatorHydro Quebec
Capacity Net250 MWe
Capacity Gross266 MWe
Capacity Thermal792 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1966
Criticality12 November 1970
Grid Connection5 April 1971
Commercial Operation1 May 1972
Shutdown1 June 1977
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life0.84 TWh
Capacity Factor Life5.7 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19732500000
19742500000
19752500000
19762500000
Total:

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

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