Heavy water spill on the floor of the idled Unit 6 at Bruce B occurred during replacement of the reactor’s major components.
They store secondary radioactive waste from the processing of radioactive liquid effluents.
Part of the province’s effort to meet 2050 carbon emission reduction targets.
Five-year deals cover machine shop services to support OPG’s facilities and safety analysis projects at nuclear facilities.
Will perform inspections, assessments and software updates at three nuclear units.
SNC-Lavalin, Holtec joint venture will place used nuclear fuel in structurally impregnable dry storage systems.
Initial observations suggest human error was responsible for the alert.
Investigation will examine the sequence of events that led to the alert being sent out and contingency measures that should be in place.
As wind and solar energy become cheaper, they’ll become a more important way to generate clean electricity.
Premiers who who oppose the federal carbon tax look to fight climate change with the technology.
Work will begin after Indian Point is shut down, defuelled and sold in the third quarter of 2021.
Concern Saudi Arabia could develop nuclear weapons if the US technology were transferred without proper safeguards.
Threats include new, difficult to detect nuclear-armed cruise missiles and extreme-speed hypersonic missiles.
The cores of the three reactors melted after a massive 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Moves send a clear signal Ontario may not be a stable location for major energy investments.