Point Lepreau, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerNew Brunswick Electric Power Commission
ModelCANDU 6
OperatorNew Brunswick Electric Power Commission
Capacity Net660 MWe
Capacity Gross705 MWe
Capacity Thermal2180 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 May 1975
Criticality25 July 1982
Grid Connection11 September 1982
Commercial Operation1 February 1983
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life115.36 TWh
Capacity Factor Life69.1 %
 

NB Power's Point Lepreau nuclear power plant in New Brunswick, Canada. [Image: NB Power]


 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
1982635691000
19836404742.9787585.889.4
19846355000.94792789.790.2
19856355421.91854797.597.6
19866355223.09825793.994.3
19876355107.73811091.892.6
19886355338.25838395.795.4
19896355266.67827194.794.4
19906355333.71838495.995.7
19916355437.17850097.897
19926354829.78774886.688.2
19936355320839195.695.8
19946355230.182709494.4
19956351611.426152929.8
19966354587.83736382.283.8
19976353455.59556462.163.5
19986353782.3561116869.8
19996354082.74679773.477.6
20006353966.85679271.177.3
20016354451.3374188084.7
20026353760.64610767.669.7
20036354739.52786985.289.8
20046354299.74731077.183.2
20056354372.64763278.687.1
20066354361.99775578.488.5
20076354121.82751174.185.7
20086351150.56211120.624
20096350000
20106350000
20116350000
2012660411.489667.311
201300000
Total:116099.73

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

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