Bruce Power

Bruce Power says refurbished Unit 6 back online

Bruce Power’s Unit 6 nuclear reactor was reconnected to Ontario’s electricity grid after more than three years of refurbishment, the company announced Friday. The Major Component Replacement outage began in January 2020 and was completed ahead of schedule, the company said in a news release. By replacing and upgrading key equipment, the reactor’s life will […]

Province announces possible Bruce Power expansion

Ontario Energy Minister Todd Smith announced Wednesday that the government is starting predevelopment work to build the first large-scale nuclear plant in more than 30 years at Bruce Power. Bruce Power’s plant on the shores of Lake Huron could add up to another 4,800 megawatts of generation in 10 years or more to meet Ontario’s […]

Province plans new large-scale nuclear plant in Tiverton

Bruce Power’s generating site on Lake Huron could be home to Ontario’s first new large-scale nuclear plant in more than three decades. Energy Minister Todd Smith announced support to advance the long-term planning and consultation work required to explore nuclear expansion options on the Bruce Power site at Tiverton. This commitment supports Ontario’s long-term plans […]

Canada’s medical isotope investment might have local economic spin-off

Global demand for medical isotopes is projected to more than double by 2031 and in response the federal government announced on Tuesday at Bruce Power up to $35 million for the Canadian medical isotope sector. The funding will help create the Canadian Medical Isotope Ecosystem, to “encourage the domestic production of medical isotopes and lead […]

Bruce Power, union reach new deal

Bruce Power and a 1,200-member local announced a new, three-year contract Monday. In May, the Society of United Professionals asked the province to appoint a conciliator and its members voted 98.6 per cent in favour of strike action if necessary. The main issues identified by the union included contracting out of members’ work, forced shift […]

Bruce Power donates $50,000 to mark Mental Health Awareness Month

To mark Mental Health Awareness Month in May, Bruce Power has donated more than $50,000 to a number of organizations that support mental health and help ensure people can get the assistance they need. “We recognize that mental health is a key part of one’s overall health and that those affected by mental health issues […]

Bruce Power’s refurbishment making progress with Unit 6 nearly done

Refurbishment of Bruce B’s Unit 6 nuclear reactor is substantially complete and will be returning to service, Bruce Power announced. Unit 6 produces enough electricity to power a city the size of Hamilton and now is “on track to resume providing clean, reliable energy to Ontario homes and businesses later this year, and for decades […]

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