Ontario’s Nuclear Facilities produce enough electricity to power millions of homes

Bruce Power powers 5 million homes

OPG Darlington 2.7 million homes

OPG Pickering powers 2.2 million homes

World leader in the production of Cobalt-60

Cobalt-60 is a medical isotope used to sterilize medical equipment such as gowns, gloves, masks, implantable devices and syringes in hospitals around the world.

70% of the
World Supply

The Cobalt-60 produced in ontario is used to treat certain cancers in an estimated 35 million patients worldwide every year.

Investing in nuclear refurbishment at the Darlington and Bruce Power facilities will provide a welcome boost to Ontario’s economy and support affordable and reliable baseload energy.

 

— Ontario Chamber of Commerce

We will continue to perform at a high level, creating and sustaining 22,000 jobs across the province annually, and injecting $4 billion into Ontario’s economy each year. We are proud to provide 30 per cent of the province’s electricity at 30 per cent less than the average cost to generate residential power.

 

– Mike Rencheck, Bruce Power’s President and CEO

Nuclear power is the backbone of Ontario’s electricity system

 

– Hon. Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Mines, Northern Development and Indigenous Affairs

Bruce Power is driving Ontario’s economy forward, generating low-cost power, supplying isotopes around the world, and creating jobs through private sector investment in infrastructure

 

– Hon. Bill Walker, the Minister of Minister of Government and Consumer Services

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