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Creating jobs

Ontario Power Generation is proud of our history of creating and supporting thousands of skilled jobs in our operations across Ontario, as well as through our purchase of goods and services and through the development of our large infrastructure projects.

Explore how OPG creates employment opportunities across Ontario and builds partnerships with First Nation communities to help create a strong, diverse and inclusive workforce.

Generating jobs and opportunities

OPG proudly employs 9,000+ people and puts thousands more to work across the province on our clean energy projects and through our supply chain. See how our projects are creating meaningful employment opportunities across every corner of the province.

Darlington Refurbishment

  • Refurbishment and continued operation of Darlington will create 14,000 jobs each year until 2055 and boost Ontario’s GDP by almost $90 billion.
  • Over 200 companies across Ontario are helping power the province's economy by creating jobs and delivering high quality parts and services.
  • An independent report on the long-term economic benefits says Darlington Refurbishment and subsequent years of operations will lift employment in Ontario by 704,112 over the years.

Peter Sutherland Sr. Hydro Generating Station

  • The project is a partnership between OPG and Coral Rapids Power, a company wholly owned by the Taykwa Tagamou Nation
  • Provides 28 megawatts to the provincial grid
    That’s enough to power about 25,000 homes
  • Over 200 people worked on this clean power project, including about 50 Indigenous people.

Lower Mattagami Hydroelectric Redevelopment

  • A $2.6 billion partnership between OPG and the Moose Cree First Nation.
  • The project, employed 1,800 people including about 250 local Indigenous people.
  • Over the course of the project, about $1 billion in contracts was awarded to Ontario businesses.