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From Boilermaker to Operations Manager: A career in nuclear

22 February, 2017
Jeff Acorn stands in a nuclear pwoer plant turbine hall

Jeff Acorn has 16 years of experience and has worked on 60 nuclear reactor maintenance outages.

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Dr. Otto Holden: A look back at a hydro pioneer

17 February, 2017
A black and white image of Dr. Otto Holden.

During his 47-year career, Dr. Holden had a hand in some of the province's most important hydro projects.

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A powerful partnership on the St. Lawrence

15 February, 2017
An aerial view of Saunders Hydroelectric Generating Station

OPG and the New York Power Authority share water between their two separate generating stations, as well as common operational costs and duties.

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Rare salamander's habitat protected in Niagara Falls

13 February, 2017
An Allengheny Mountain Dusky salamander.

The recently completed project to refurbish OPG's Pump Generating Station presented an unexpected hurdle.

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Our People: Peter Kowalski

06 February, 2017
Peter Kowalski stands before the Niagara Pump Storage Reservoir.

As Operating Manager of OPG's Niagara River Control Centre, Kowalski oversees the regulated flow of water over Niagara Falls.

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Canada's nuclear history began here

03 February, 2017
An aerial view of the Nuclear Power Demonstration facility.

The Nuclear Power Demonstration facility was the first nuclear power reactor in Canada.

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William Peyton Hubbard: A profile of public service

01 February, 2017
A portrait of William Peyton Hubbard

Hubbard defied race barriers to help establish Ontario's public power system.

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Long-serving timber dam heads into retirement

27 January, 2017
An aerial view of Shebandowan Lake Control Dam project under way.

The Shebandowan Lake Control Dam servicing our Kakabeka Falls hydro station is being replaced.

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