Bruce-6, 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 Gross891 MWe
Capacity Thermal2690 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 January 1978
Criticality29 May 1984
Grid Connection26 June 1984
Commercial Operation14 September 1984
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life166.26 TWh
Capacity Factor Life81.4 %
 

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 %
19847953068.32423098.899.9
19858155900.13736983.784.1
19868375716.03721378.182.3
19878377017.1861095.798.3
19888376139.49788083.589.7
19898375386.17706973.580.7
19908606213.64742983.284.8
19918607013.36819493.193.5
19928605328.2639370.572.8
19938604351695057.879.3
19948606451.71876085.6100
19958604671.5760496269
19968606822.75868290.398.8
19978604796.41620163.770.8
19987854678.6261376870.1
19997856860.15876099.8100
20007854668.21591267.767.3
20017906840.06862498.898.4
20027903522.45453950.951.8
20037906750.85855997.697.7
20048415379.09669875.476.2
20058225721.1715178.981.6
20068227104.45876098.7100
20078225145.02636371.472.6
20088176857.25845295.696.2
20098176063.07773284.788.3
20108175471.91681576.577.8
20118176552.52827791.694.5
20128177125.32878499.3100
201300000
Total:167615.95

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

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