Ontario Power & Energy News

Ontario expects 3,100 MW new power generation over next 18 months, posted on Reuters

Ontario’s power grid operator said Friday about 3,100 megawatts (MW) of new generation is expected to come online over the next 18 months, almost all of it renewable generation. [Read More…]  

Bruce waste site radiation understated, says former OPG scientist by John Spears, posted on the Toronto Star

A former research scientist with Ontario Power Generation says the company has “severely underestimated” the level of radioactivity of material destined for a waste storage site near Kincardine.  [Read More…]  

Opponents: Nuclear waste dump on Lake Huron amounts to ‘deep trouble’ by Jim Bloch, posted on The Voice

Opponents of Ontario Power Generation’s proposal to bury nuclear waste less than a mile from Lake Huron were not invited to share the stage with OPG representatives at a Feb. 26 presentation to local officials sponsored by the St. Clair County Health Department.  [Read More…]  

Ontario and Manitoba Partner on Energy Innovation, posted on Ontario’s Office of the Premier Newsfeed

Ontario and Manitoba formally agreed today to work together to advance energy innovation, support clean, renewable power and promote economic development in both provinces. [Read More…]  

Continued Positive Reliability Outlook for Ontario’s Electricity System, posted on Digital Journal

The outlook for Ontario’s bulk electricity grid continues to be positive in the near term, the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) said in its latest 18-Month Outlook. The report anticipates adequate resources to meet demand throughout the summer of 2014. [Read More…]  

Ontario court backs wind developer at Ostrander Point, posted on the Association of Corporate Counsel

n July 2013, the Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) revoked the Renewable Energy Approval (REA) issued to Gilead Power to develop a nine-turbine, 22.5-megawatt wind power project at Ostrander Point in Prince Edward County. The ERT’s decision was premised on the view that the local Blanding’s turtle – a species protected under the Endangered Species Act (Ontario) (ESA) – would suffer serious and irreversible harm as a result of the wind farm development. [Read More…]  

Bruce Power pushes $15-billion upgrade with lead shareholders by Shawn McCarthy, posted on The Globe & Mail

Bruce Power is working to secure the commitment from its two leading shareholders – TransCanada Corp. and the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) – for a 15-year, $15-billion project to refurbish six Candu reactors at its Lake Huron site. [Read More…]  

Nuke dump gets local attention, posted on The Times Herald

Give Annette Mercatante credit. The leader of the St. Clair County Health Department thought members of our community should know more about the plan to store radioactive waste in Kincardine, Ontario. [Read More…]  

Let’s dismantle the whole thing by John A.D. Mclean, posted on InsideBelleville.com

But I would like comment on Wyley Canuck’s recent letter on the subject of the so-called smart meters. I believe it is essential to recall who started us down this perilous path of high electrical rates. I would like to point out that it was an individual I prefer to call “Mad Maniac Mike Harris”, that got us started down the road when he tried to privatize our electrical system. [Read More…]    

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