Bruce-5, 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 Gross872 MWe
Capacity Thermal2832 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 June 1978
Criticality15 November 1984
Grid Connection2 December 1984
Commercial Operation1 March 1985
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life169.78 TWh
Capacity Factor Life84.6 %
 

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 %
1984795187.3251000
19858155464.16716384.286.1
19868357078.03867596.899
19878355730.15719778.382.2
19888606673.56782488.389.1
19898607130.76858994.698
19908605534.66665673.576
19918606769.63813089.992.8
19928606452.05763685.486.9
19938605118.34745767.985.1
19948605629.34767174.787.6
19958606125.27785981.389.7
19968605767.61715376.481.4
19978606388.27814884.893
19987855623.11730581.883.4
19997855281.9671976.876.7
20007856908.748719100.299.3
20017904902.08622070.871
20027905993.14763086.687.1
20037905302.51678376.677.4
20047905889.11754384.985.9
20057905109.63667873.876.2
20067956723.49869495.999.2
20077956710.89876096.4100
20088175596.9769437879
20098176826.7859795.498.1
20108176699.69836893.695.5
20118176149.76766685.987.5
20128176927.64869096.598.9
201300000
Total:170694.51

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

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