TIVERTON and TORONTO, Aug. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - This week, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and Bruce Power released their 2018 collaboration report, Powering Ontario Together.
The report highlights innovative, collaborative initiatives that will drive efficiencies and deliver reliable, low cost electricity to Ontario's families and business for the long term.
"OPG and Bruce Power have a history of collaboration. It's great to see our teams finding efficiencies and working together to create the best possible outcomes for our refurbishment projects. Together, we'll continue to provide the province of Ontario with low-cost, carbon-free and reliable electricity for decades to come," says Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power, President and Chief Executive Officer.
The report details collaboration, environmental benefits, and economic impacts resulting from refurbishment projects at OPG's Darlington nuclear generating station and Bruce Power.
"By working together and sharing information, OPG and Bruce Power are improving efficiencies on our respective refurbishment programs and throughout our nuclear station operations," said Jeff Lyash, OPG President and CEO. "OPG's refurbishment of Darlington's Unit 2 reactor is now over 60 per cent complete, and remains on time and on budget while generating thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in economic benefits for Ontario."
About Ontario Power Generation
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) operates a diversified portfolio comprising numerous generating stations: two nuclear (Darlington and Pickering), 66 hydroelectric, three thermal and one wind turbine. Through these facilities, OPG generates clean, reliable and low-cost energy, delivering about 50 per cent of Ontario's electricity. More than 99 per cent of this power is free of smog and carbon emissions. OPG's electricity is priced 40 per cent lower than other generators, which helps moderate customer bills.
About Bruce Power
Formed in 2001, Bruce Power is an electricity company based in Bruce County, Ontario. We are powered by our people. Our 4,200 employees are the foundation of our accomplishments and are proud of the role they play in safely delivering clean, reliable, low-cost nuclear power to families and businesses across the province. Bruce Power has worked hard to build strong roots in Ontario and is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which we live.
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SOURCE Ontario Power Generation Inc.
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