Nuclear energy: The core of Ontario's power
In Ontario, about 60 per cent of the electricity we rely on every day comes from nuclear energy. It is safe, reliable, low-cost, and produces virtually zero carbon emissions. But just how does nuclear energy work? It all starts with the small, but mighty, uranium pellet.
Did you know?
8 uranium pellets
can power an average house for one year
tonnes of CO2 emissions are avoided each year thanks to nuclear energy in Canada
is what nuclear power provides Ontario, producing clean, baseload power year-round
of Ontario's power is supplied by OPG's nuclear stations