Net-Zero News June 2024

Advancing the energy transition

As the energy transition continues, OPG is working to lead the way – for the province and the world. This includes achieving new milestones in North America’s first commercial Small Modular Reactor (SMR) project, advancing life-extending refurbishments of the province’s biggest hydroelectric stations, and building important relationships with First Nations. Read more about OPG’s ongoing efforts to electrify life and build a sustainable future in the June edition of Net-Zero News.

Marking several milestones for new nuclear

It has been a year full of important milestones achieved for OPG’s Darlington New Nuclear Project, which aims to deploy North America’s first fleet of grid-scale SMRs. See how this important project to Ontario’s future is progressing and learn more about the many promising benefits of SMRs. Read the featured story.

Refurbishing Ontario’s timeless hydroelectric assets

Timeless, reliable, and clean, OPG’s hydroelectric facilities have served as the foundation for Ontario’s clean electricity system for more than a century. To secure decades more reliable generation from our largest hydro stations, OPG is now planning for a multi-year refurbishment of its Niagara hydro fleet and advancing refurbishment of its R.H. Saunders Generating Station.

Also in this issue of Net-Zero News, learn more about Gillian MacLeod, a passionate woman of hydro who has spent decades advancing key projects and building relationships with First Nations, take a deep dive into our first Integrated ESG and Annual Report, and meet Bobbi the Buoy, OPG’s new hydro dam safety champion.

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