Acquisition nearly doubles the US company’s presence in Canada.
Utility estimates it would need between 7.2 cents-to-8.1- cents-per-kilowatt-hour to recover the total cost of the refurbishment.
Ontario Clean Air Alliance concerned about project cost-overruns and its impact on taxpayers.
15-year project is delayed until 2020, an agreement that will save $1.7 billion from the Ontario government’s original plans.
Drilling boom that started in 2008 has boosted US natural gas production by 30%.
Agreement could establish Candu’s goal of becoming an alternative fuel burner.
The power plant will produce 2,200 megawatts of electricity and is being built with help from China.
The increase would add about $5.36 each month to the bill for typical residential customers.
143 turbines signal renewed energy supply to decimated region.
A release of hydrazine occurred Nov. 3 from a valve located on the non-nuclear side of the station.
Cables failed to meet international standards for capacity to withstand changes in voltage and pressure.
European country will phase out nuclear power by 2022 and replace it with renewable energies.
Phasing out nuclear power in the next 30 years is part of a major overhaul to it’s energy policy following last year’s meltdowns at Fukushima.
Work on an aging Candu reactor at the facility is three years behind schedule, and $1 billion over budget.
Mutations include dented eyes, stunted wings, but research says humans are safe.