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Unit 5 maintenance and inspection program will help ensure continued low-cost nuclear power
Unit 5 maintenance and inspection program will help ensure continued low-cost nuclear power
Monday, February 6, 2017

Bruce Power’s Unit 5 was removed from service on Feb. 3 to begin a planned maintenance and inspection program that will ensure Bruce Power continues to supply low-cost electricity to Ontario homes and business for the long term.

Unit 5 maintenance and inspection program will help ensure continued low-cost nuclear power
Pickering named one of the top 21 Smart Communities in the world
Pickering named one of the top 21 Smart Communities in the world
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Pickering named one of the top 21 Smart Communities in the world
Mid-sized businesses ‘falling through the cracks’ of Ontario energy programs
Mid-sized businesses ‘falling through the cracks’ of Ontario energy programs
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Many medium-size manufacturers aren't eligible for the province's new hydro rebate because they use more than 250,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity a year and exceed a demand of 50 kilowatts.

Mid-sized businesses ‘falling through the cracks’ of Ontario energy programs
Bruce Power receives 2016 Outstanding Nuclear Site Achievement Award
Bruce Power receives 2016 Outstanding Nuclear Site Achievement Award
Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Bruce Power is the proud recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Nuclear Site Achievement Award.

Bruce Power receives 2016 Outstanding Nuclear Site Achievement Award
Pickering Nuclear Provides Steady Supply of Life-Saving Cobalt-60
Pickering Nuclear Provides Steady Supply of Life-Saving Cobalt-60
Monday, January 23, 2017

For decades, OPG’s nuclear generating stations have been the source of a product that keeps millions of Ontarians healthy and safe.

Pickering Nuclear Provides Steady Supply of Life-Saving Cobalt-60
FIRST PHASE OF DARLINGTON REFURBISHMENT COMPLETE
FIRST PHASE OF DARLINGTON REFURBISHMENT COMPLETE
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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.

FIRST PHASE OF DARLINGTON REFURBISHMENT COMPLETE
Pickering Nuclear is a key, low-cost source of electricity in Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Pickering Nuclear is a key, low-cost source of electricity in Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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 facility would operate until 2024.

Pickering Nuclear is a key, low-cost source of electricity in Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Why does Ontario’s electricity cost so much? A reality check
Why does Ontario’s electricity cost so much? A reality check
Monday, January 16, 2017

Ontarians pay steeper rates for their power than any other province, and a decade’s worth of policy choices have made it that way. Adrian Morrow and Tom Cardoso address the key questions about how we got here and what the province could do to fix it

Why does Ontario’s electricity cost so much? A reality check
Energy stakeholders to the Wynne government: the new plan should focus on costs
Energy stakeholders to the Wynne government: the new plan should focus on costs
Thursday, January 12, 2017

The Long-Term Energy Plan or LTEP when presented in 2017 will be the sixth LTEP (including 1 and 1[a], discarded by Smitherman) developed by the current government in the past nine years, which says a lot about “long-term” planning.

Energy stakeholders to the Wynne government: the new plan should focus on costs
In a major shuffle, Justin Trudeau re-tools cabinet
In a major shuffle, Justin Trudeau re-tools cabinet
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

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 important international relationships.

In a major shuffle, Justin Trudeau re-tools cabinet
Deal Reached to Permanently Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant
Deal Reached to Permanently Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant
Monday, January 9, 2017

Entergy Corp. and the state of New York have reached an agreement that will see the Indian Point nuclear power plant retired by 2021.

Deal Reached to Permanently Close Indian Point Nuclear Plant
ONTARIO POWER GENERATION SUBMITS FURTHER STUDIES INTO DEEP GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY
ONTARIO POWER GENERATION SUBMITS FURTHER STUDIES INTO DEEP GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY
Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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 for a Deep Geologic Repository (DGR) in Kincardine, Ontario.

ONTARIO POWER GENERATION SUBMITS FURTHER STUDIES INTO DEEP GEOLOGIC REPOSITORY
Clarington mayor urges province to focus on nuclear power
Clarington mayor urges province to focus on nuclear power
Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Mayor Foster says future of electricity must be 'clean and low cost'

Clarington mayor urges province to focus on nuclear power
Energy Ministry: New Government will decide future of nuclear investments at Cernavoda
Energy Ministry: New Government will decide future of nuclear investments at Cernavoda
Thursday, December 22, 2016

The new Government will decide the next steps regarding the nuclear reactors 3 and 4 from Cernavoda, taking into account that for the finalization of the project, an agreement between the Romanian and Chinese sides is needed, says a release of the Energy Ministry.

Energy Ministry: New Government will decide future of nuclear investments at Cernavoda
First Korean APR-1400 enters commercial operation
First Korean APR-1400 enters commercial operation
Thursday, December 22, 2016

The first Korean-designed Advanced Pressurised Reactor-1400 (APR-1400) officially entered commercial operation on 12 December. Unit 3 of the Shin Kori nuclear power plant in the south east of South Korea was connected to the grid in January.

First Korean APR-1400 enters commercial operation
Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

The Council of the Great Lakes Region (CGLR) and its partners have released a report on Ontario’s electricity system – titled ‘Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan: Understanding Carbon Emissions, the Role of Nuclear and Electricity Trade with Quebec’ – which finds nuclear energy is a critical source of reliable electricity to maintain system reliability, achieve climate change targets and enabling electricity trade with Quebec.

Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Opal reactor on Australian research roadmap
Opal reactor on Australian research roadmap
Friday, December 16, 2016

The Australian Synchrotron and Opal Nuclear Research Reactor are identified as landmark facilities that will require ongoing investment in a draft National Infrastructure Research Roadmap released for public comment.

Opal reactor on Australian research roadmap
Government To Rule On Kincardine Nuclear Waste Burial Site Next Summer
Government To Rule On Kincardine Nuclear Waste Burial Site Next Summer
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

The federal government will wait another eight months to make a decision regarding Ontario Power Generation’s Deep Geologic Repository for nuclear waste in Kincardine.

Government To Rule On Kincardine Nuclear Waste Burial Site Next Summer
Unit 7 returns to service after planned maintenance outage
Unit 7 returns to service after planned maintenance outage
Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Bruce Power’s Unit 7 returned to service Monday morning after workers safely completed thousands of tasks during a 94-day, planned maintenance outage.

Unit 7 returns to service after planned maintenance outage
Plan to meet or exceed Canada's 2030 climate change target to be signed on Friday
Plan to meet or exceed Canada's 2030 climate change target to be signed on Friday
Thursday, December 8, 2016

Prime minister and premiers will meet to finalize agreement.

Plan to meet or exceed Canada's 2030 climate change target to be signed on Friday
Promation sets new delivery standards for Darlington RFR project
Promation sets new delivery standards for Darlington RFR project
Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Today, Promation Nuclear Ltd. is pleased to ship a multimillion dollar tooling system to Ontario Power Generation’s Darlington site, ahead of time and under budget.

Promation sets new delivery standards for Darlington RFR project
Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change leads clean-technology business delegation to China and meets with the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development
Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change leads clean-technology business delegation to China and meets with the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development
Monday, December 5, 2016

Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, will travel to China from December 5-8, 2016 to lead a clean-technology sector business delegation with Canadian and Chinese companies, will have high-level meetings with her counterparts, and will serve as the international executive vice-chair of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED).

Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change leads clean-technology business delegation to China and meets with the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development
Bruce Power Receives O.B.A. Award For Sustainability
Bruce Power Receives O.B.A. Award For Sustainability
Friday, December 2, 2016

The Ontario Chamber of Commerce has presented it’s top business award to Bruce Power.

Bruce Power Receives O.B.A. Award For Sustainability
Construction to start on Finnish repository
Construction to start on Finnish repository
Thursday, December 1, 2016

The excavation of an underground used nuclear fuel final disposal facility at Olkiluoto, Finland, is set to begin next month. Last week the country's Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (Stuk) declared waste management company Posiva to be in a position to start construction of the repository.

Construction to start on Finnish repository
Ontario Power Generation Supports Two Nuclear Waste Repositories
Ontario Power Generation Supports Two Nuclear Waste Repositories
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) believes the most efficient and cost effective solution for nuclear waste means two Deep Geologic Repositories (DGR), possibly 20 km apart in Bruce County.

Ontario Power Generation Supports Two Nuclear Waste Repositories
Learn about more about Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Learn about more about Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Thursday, November 17, 2016

Shutting down coal-fired generating stations for good in 2014 was just the start. Now Ontario is looking at what to do next. They want to hear your thoughts on how Ontario produces and uses energy.

Learn about more about Ontario’s Long-Term Energy Plan
Ontario Power Generation keeps it clean and simple
Ontario Power Generation keeps it clean and simple
Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is taking a social approach with a new campaign centred on the refurbishment of one of its nuclear generating stations.

Ontario Power Generation keeps it clean and simple
IAEA considers Atmea 1 design 'seismically robust'
IAEA considers Atmea 1 design 'seismically robust'
Monday, November 14, 2016

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has conducted a seismic review of the Atmea 1 reactor design. This is the first such review it has carried out on a new nuclear power reactor design.

IAEA considers Atmea 1 design 'seismically robust'

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