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Students get a close-up look at the Darlington Refurbishment project

20 November, 2017
A student takes a selfie in front of a full-scale nuclear reactor mock-up

About 200 students from area high schools got a first-hand look at Canada’s largest clean energy project.

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OPG employee has big dreams for award-winning skin cancer detector

16 November, 2017
Michael Takla (right) and his team of McMaster University grads

Michael Takla has helped develop a handheld device that could save lives around the world.

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The delicate art of creating new wetlands

15 November, 2017
Ontario wetlands restored by Long Point Region Conservation Authority

Long Point Region Conservation Authority has mastered this art over many years of wetland creation in southwestern Ontario.

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OPG Winter Festival of Lights amps up the brightness for milestone 35th year

07 November, 2017
Fireworks explode over an illuminated Niagara Falls

From Nov. 18 to Jan. 31, more than two million sparkling lights will illuminate an eight kilometre stretch along the Niagara Parkway, Dufferin Islands and throughout Niagara Falls.

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100 years later, Calabogie Generating Station still keeping the lights on

02 November, 2017
Maintenance man Harry O'Neil and first operator John A. Twolan gaze at a carbon light bulb at Calabogie Generating Station.

Jack Twolan, a retired Ontario Hydro employee, shares some insight into the station's long history.

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Protecting the winged wonders of the night

31 October, 2017
An up close of an Eastern small-footed bat.

Since 2012, OPG has been monitoring the flying nocturnal mammals around our Darlington nuclear station three times a year.

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OPG's X-Lab looks to the future with innovation

27 October, 2017
Two people examine a virtual reality headset

A special division at OPG is tapping into the latest technology such as virtual reality headsets and specialized glasses that deliver real-time information.

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Twenty start-ups set to pitch their best ideas for OPG in innovation competition

25 October, 2017
A contestant makes their pitch on a stage.

The annual contest, now in its fifth year, seeks to inspire entrepreneurs, with the ultimate goal of creating jobs and economic growth in Durham Region.

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