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.
Ontario’s electricity system in :60
We know Ontario's electricity system can be a little complicated. Give us 60 seconds and we'll shed some light.Read more
Nuclear energy – The core of Ontario's power
How does nuclear energy work? It all starts with the small, but mighty, uranium pellet.Read more
Hydroelectricity – Falling for the power of water
Learn the basics of how water produces electricity and why it's such a great source of power.Read more
Natural gas – Power on demand
During a heat wave or on the coldest day of the year, natural gas is there to make sure Ontarians have the electricity they need.Read more
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