2017-01

January 2017

Pickering named one of the top 21 Smart Communities in the world

PICKERING -- Pickering sits among 20 other communities from across the globe recognized for creating a more connected, engaged, vibrant and sustainable community through leveraging the power of techno...

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Mid-sized businesses ‘falling through the cracks’ of Ontario energy programs

Arthur Leal is concerned about how 2017 is shaping up for his family business, which uses large amounts of electricity to finish and corrosion-proof aluminum for his clients. In recent years, his ...

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Bruce Power receives 2016 Outstanding Nuclear Site Achievement Award

Bruce Power is the proud recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Nuclear Site Achievement Award. Len Clewett, Bruce Power’s Chief Nuclear Officer, accepted the award on behalf of the company at a ...

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Pickering Nuclear Provides Steady Supply of Life-Saving Cobalt-60

For decades, OPG’s nuclear generating stations have been the source of a product that keeps millions of Ontarians healthy and safe. Aside from producing the clean, reliable energy we benefit...

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Macfab joins Canadian Space Commerce Association

NEWS RELEASE: January 19, 2017: Macfab Manufacturing, an international supplier of precision components and sub-assemblies, has today announced that the company has joined the Canadian Space Commerce ...

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L3 MAPPS to Upgrade EDF Energy’s Dungeness B Simulator

MONTREAL, January 17, 2017 – L3 MAPPS announced today that it has been awarded a contract by United Kingdom-based EDF Energy Nuclear Generation Limited to perform upgrade work on the operator tr...

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FIRST PHASE OF DARLINGTON REFURBISHMENT COMPLETE

The first major milestone of Canada's largest clean energy project has been safely completed almost one month earlier than anticipated with the safe removal of fuel from the reactor core on Unit 2.The...

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Pickering Nuclear is a key, low-cost source of electricity in Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan

On Jan. 11, 2016, following an in-depth cost-benefit analysis of all electricity options in the province, the Wynne Government announced Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) Pickering nuclear facili...

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Why does Ontario’s electricity cost so much? A reality check

Electricity prices in Ontario have soared in the past decade. Since 2006, the top rate for power has risen four times as fast as inflation. The problem has aggravated voters, piled on costs f...

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Energy stakeholders to the Wynne government: the new plan should focus on costs

Last October, Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault launched the “Discussion Guide to Start the Conversation” with the objective of “Planning Ontario’s Energy Future”. The Long...

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In a major shuffle, Justin Trudeau re-tools cabinet

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made changes Tuesday to key positions in his cabinet with a view to strengthening relationships with China and the U.S., two of Canada’s most importa...

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Deal Reached to Permanently Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Entergy Corp. and the state of New York have reached an agreement that will see the Indian Point nuclear power plant retired by 2021. “Key considerations in our decision to shut down Indian ...

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L3 MAPPS to Work With INEEL to Modernize the Laguna Verde Simulator

MONTREAL – L3 MAPPS announced today that it has received an order from Instituto Nacional de Electricidad y Energías Limpias (INEEL) to support the modernization of the Laguna Verde full ...

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ONTARIO POWER GENERATION SUBMITS FURTHER STUDIES INTO DEEP GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY

TORONTO – Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has submitted the information requested on Feb. 18, 2016, by the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change with respect to OPG’s proposal ...

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Clarington mayor urges province to focus on nuclear power

CLARINGTON — Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster is urging the province to continue focusing on nuclear power as part of its energy supply strategy. The mayor recently penned a letter to the Onta...

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