X-energy working with OPG to advance clean energy tech in Canada
SMR design integrates into large, regional electricity systems as source of low-carbon power.
Production of medical isotope at Darlington progresses
Nuclear station to become first large-scale nuclear station to produce molybdenum-99.
OPG’s 3D printers producing face shields to protect health-care workers
First batch of 200 face shields to be ready for shipment April 8; to increase production of the shields to 500 per week.
SNC-Lavalin awarded two vendor of record contracts by OPG
Five-year deals cover machine shop services to support OPG’s facilities and safety analysis projects at nuclear facilities.
OPG, Hydro One creating EV charger network; Feds investing $8M
160 fast chargers will be built at 73 locations
Ontario Power Generation seeks new site to bury nuclear waste
Saugeen Ojibway Nation voted overwhelmingly last week to reject underground chamber plan.
Nuclear alert investigation won’t be long and drawn out: Jones
Initial observations suggest human error was responsible for the alert.
Durham College, OPG, IBB collaborate on boilermaker program
Students will experience three weeks of essential industry training and paid work placements.
Next major phase of Darlington refurbishment begins
Ontario Power Generation begins removing key components of the Unit 2 reactor.
Wynne government obscuring true financial impact of cuts to hydro bills: AG
The plan’s total cost will be $39.4 billion over 30 years, but Ontario’s net debt and future deficits won’t reflect that.
Lake Huron site best suited for nuclear waste bunker: OPG
Report maintains the stable bedrock at the Bruce plant would be the perfect storage site.
Feds criticize report on burying nuclear waste near Lake Huron
Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency calls OPG’s analysis of other sites vague and superficial.
Survey supporting nuke waste bunker near Lake Huron ‘misleading’
OPG accused of misrepresenting the findings to the Ontario government.
Wynne calls some public sector executive wage ranges ‘unreasonably high’
Could potentially lead to unacceptable salary increases; she didn’t make clear which organizations.
OPG awards $392M of additional Darlington contracts
Refurbishment work will be completed by a joint venture formed between SNC-Lavalin and Aecon Group.