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 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
Episode 5: How does Cobalt-60 help keep hearts pumping?
We don’t just generate electricity. We generate Cobalt-60, a nuclear isotope used to sterilize medical implants.Read more
Episode 4: How does Cobalt-60 benefit healthcare?
We don’t just generate electricity. We generate Cobalt-60, a nuclear isotope used to sterilize many different healthcare products.Read more
Episode 3: Nanticoke’s evolution from coal to solar
The Nanticoke coal plant was once North America’s largest. Its closure and replacement with a solar facility is part of one of the world’s single...Read more