CANDU Plants


CANDU plants currently operating are located in Canada, Korea, Argentina, and Romania. A number of the plants are shown below. The AECL history started in 1945 with the ZEEP plant and has evolved to the recently completed Qinsan, China units. A second unit is under construction at Cernavoda, Romania. AECL is developing the new generation ACR-700 and ACR-1000 reactors for future use.

Pickering - Ontario Power Generation

  • 8 units - 540 MWe each

Courtesy AECL

Darlington Nuclear Power Station - Ontario Power Generation

  • 4 units operating - 935 MWe each

Courtesy Canadian ITER Siting Task Group

Courtesy Nicol Insurance & Financial Services Inc.

Bruce Nuclear Power Development - Bruce Power

  • Heavy Water Production Facility

  • Bruce A - 3 units - 904 MWe each (3, 4)

  • Each A unit produces 825 MWe + 79 MWe steam

  • Steam is used by heavy water production plant

  • Steam is also used by local businesses setup nearby

  • Bruce A (1,2) - Being refurbished

  • Bruce B - 4 units - 915 MWe each

Courtesy Canadian ITER Siting Task Group

Wolsung (Korea)

  • 4 unit  - 678 - 715 MWe

Courtesy AECL

Embalse (Argentina)

  • 1 unit - 648 MWe

Courtesy AECL

Cernavoda (Romania)

  • 1 unit - 680 MWe

Courtesy AECL

Qinshan (China)

  • 2 unit - 728 MWe

Courtesy AECL
   

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