Explore the fascinating world of power generation
Welcome to OPG's Knowledge is Power – a new video series that explores the exciting world of power generation in Ontario. Take an up-close look at the amazing people and places that power our great province.
As Ontario’s largest, low-cost clean energy generator and innovator, we have so many interesting stories to tell.
- How does nuclear energy work?
- How does the electricity system work in Ontario?
- What are nuclear isotopes and what do they have to do with healthcare?
- What ever happened to the Nanticoke coal station?
- What types of jobs are involved in running a station?
Find these answers and many more. We promise to keep it simple, insightful and fun. So sit back and enjoy.
Episode 9: Solar - Harnessing the sun's rays
The sun's rays can beharnessed by photovoltaic panels and converted into carbon-free electricity to power homes and businesses.Read more
Episode 8: OPG's power plant of ideas
From virtual reality to 3D printing, there's a whole lot of innovation going on at OPG's X-Lab. This special division is tapping into the latest techn...Read more
Episode 7: Dive in with the OPG dive team
Our team of full-time, commercial divers plunge into the cold waters around our generating stations every day to keep our operations running smoothly.Read more
Episode 6: How does Cobalt-60 help keep food safe?
We don’t just generate electricity. We generate Cobalt-60, a nuclear isotope used to protect food products from harmful bacteria.Read more