Darlington-2, Canada

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Operable
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessPHWR
VendorAtomic Energy of Canada Ltd (AECL)
OwnerOntario Power Generation
ModelCANDU 850
OperatorOntario Power Generation
Capacity Net878 MWe
Capacity Gross934 MWe
Capacity Thermal2776 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 September 1981
Criticality5 November 1989
Grid Connection15 January 1990
Commercial Operation9 October 1990
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life136.64 TWh
Capacity Factor Life78.7 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
19908811153.47160865.780.7
199188151.481020.71.2
19928811290.16241816.727.5
19938816370.16759482.586.7
19948816750.76806987.592.1
19958816952.96810490.192.5
19968816705.75775286.688.2
19978814710.3970696180.7
19988816227.93749280.785.5
19998816469.08782483.889.3
20008816885.4282218993.6
20018815826.45703075.580.2
20028817268.93862794.298.5
20038816084.1724578.882.7
20048817038.3887379199.5
20058786056.21703178.780.3
20068787548.39874598.199.8
20078786364.83732782.883.6
20088787560.9486969899
20098786745.27776987.788.7
20108786234.3724881.182.7
20118787503.51871997.699.5
20128787157.95846792.896.4
201300000
Total:134956.82

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

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