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UK nuclear decommissioning debacle costs government nearly 100m
UK nuclear decommissioning debacle costs government nearly 100m
Monday, March 27, 2017

Business secretary orders inquiry into flawed tendering process for dismantling old reactors at 12 sites as US firms get paid for out of court settlement.

UK nuclear decommissioning debacle costs government nearly 100m
Budget 2017: Building a Strong Middle Class
Budget 2017: Building a Strong Middle Class
Thursday, March 23, 2017

The Minister of Finance tables #Budget2017

Budget 2017: Building a Strong Middle Class
Both reactors shut down at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
Both reactors shut down at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Both reactors at TVA's newest nuclear power plant are shut down after plant operators idled one unit for routine refueling Saturday and shut down the other unit Monday after detecting problems in the pumps on the non-nuclear part of the plant.

Both reactors shut down at Watts Bar Nuclear Plant
Regulatory oversight reports on the use of nuclear substances
Regulatory oversight reports on the use of nuclear substances
Monday, March 20, 2017

The use of nuclear substances is regulated by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and requires compliance with the Nuclear Safety and Control Act, CNSC regulations and licence conditions.

Regulatory oversight reports on the use of nuclear substances
Bruce Power releases 2016 Annual Report
Bruce Power releases 2016 Annual Report
Wednesday, March 15, 2017

To celebrate another year of providing 30 per cent of Ontario’s electricity at 30 per cent less than the average residential price, Bruce Power released its 2016 Annual Report and produced the new video above this week.

 
Bruce Power releases 2016 Annual Report
Bruce Power supports Ontario Power Generation’s Deep Geological Repository
Bruce Power supports Ontario Power Generation’s Deep Geological Repository
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power’s President and CEO, sent this letter yesterday to The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment & Climate Change

Bruce Power supports Ontario Power Generation’s Deep Geological Repository
Ontario Power Generation Sees Growth In Deep Space
Ontario Power Generation Sees Growth In Deep Space
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its venture arm, Canadian Nuclear Partners, are participating in a project to produce isotopes in support of deep space exploration.

Ontario Power Generation Sees Growth In Deep Space
Generating low-cost power for today and tomorrow
Generating low-cost power for today and tomorrow
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Letter from Bruce Power's President and Chief Executive Office, Mike Rencheck.

Generating low-cost power for today and tomorrow
Bruce Power Program Canada’s Largest Infrastructure Project
Bruce Power Program Canada’s Largest Infrastructure Project
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Bruce Power’s Life-Extension Program has been ranked the largest infrastructure project in the country for 2017.

Bruce Power Program Canada’s Largest Infrastructure Project
University of Guelph, Bruce Power and Nordion team up for research project using Cobalt-60
University of Guelph, Bruce Power and Nordion team up for research project using Cobalt-60
Friday, February 24, 2017

A high-tech form of insect birth control connected to nuclear power could solve a devastating pest problem for Ontario farmers, says a University of Guelph researcher.

University of Guelph, Bruce Power and Nordion team up for research project using Cobalt-60
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

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