Conference Proceedings Paper
IMPROVED NPP PERFORMANCE
11th International Conference on CANDU® Maintenance and Nuclear Components - 2017 Oct. 01-04
J. Wight (Ontario Power Generation)
In 2016, the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station enjoyed one of the best years in the stations history. This strong performance has continued in 2017 and is characterized by historically low Forced Loss Rate, well managed outages, and record setting periods of continuous operation on several of the Pickering units. This performance stands in sharp contrast to that of the preceding ten years or so. This presentation will describe the contributors and causes of past performance shortfalls and how Ontario Power Generation has driven improvements in human and equipment performance during this period.
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