The Major Component Replacement Project, which begins in Unit 6 in 2020, is part of the Bruce Power Life-Extension Program, which runs from 2016-2053. These private investment programs will extend the life of the Bruce Power site to 2064.
Bruce Power takes seriously its role as a provider of low-cost, carbon-free and reliable electricity. Learn more about Bruce Power and read its 2016 Annual Report at brucepower.com.
Know Your Electricity Bill
Electricity bills are the subject of a great deal of discussion and debate in Ontario right now, and Bruce Power takes seriously its role as a provider of low-cost electricity. Learn more about your bill in this video.
Bruce Power keeping the lights years after the 2003 Blackout
Bruce Power was there for you on Aug. 14, 2003, and has been every day since. After investing $7 billion private dollars into the Bruce A facility, Bruce Power now provides twice as much electricity as it did before the blackout of 2003 - 30% of the Ontario's power annually.
BRIMS tool a first-of-a-kind for nuclear industry
Bruce Power and its partners have developed a new tool that will change the way CANDU reactors will be maintained and retubed. The innovative BRIMS tool will help Bruce Power and other CANDU operators to overcome many of the challenges they face during planned maintenance outages.
Nuclear needed to stop climate change
Carol Browner, former U.S. Climate Change Director, recently spoke to The Empire Club about the importance of nuclear in the future of clean energy.
Bruce Power, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy focus on innovation
Bruce Power, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy sign Memorandum of Understanding focusing on innovation
U.S. Senator helps release economic and clean air report
Former U.S. Senator and Governor of Indiana Evan Bayh speaks about a new report, co-authored by Bruce Power, The Council of the Great Lakes Region and the Ontario Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario, regarding nuclear energy's positive economic and clean-air impacts on the region.
Laker Energy expands in anticipation of nuclear refurbishments
Laker Energy, a Burlington-based machining company that specializes in highly technical nuclear refurbishment projects, has expanded to an Oakville facility in anticipation of a nuclear refurbishment deal with Bruce Power and Ontario Power Generation. These refurbishment projects were outlined in the Ministry of Energy's 2013 Long-Term Energy Plan. Laker Energy is an excellent example of the economic benefits of nuclear power in Ontario.
A Guide to Bruce Power
Nuclear has a long and successful history in Bruce County. Since it was founded in 2001, Bruce Power has revitalized the site and now powers 30%
A Career in Nuclear
<p> Ana Aquino de Colley came to Canada from Mexico in 2004. She began a career on the shop floor with a Bruce Power supplier based in Ontario. Thanks to hard work, and a secure job due to past and future nuclear refurbishment projects on the Bruce Power site, Ana has moved into a supervisory position and has a long, secure future ahead. </p>
<p> Matthew used to suffer through asthma attacks during smog days. Thanks to carbon-free, Bruce Power nuclear, which provided 70% of the electricity Ontario needed to shut down all its coal plants, Matthew can be a kid again. </p>
Bruce Power, Plug n Drive release iPad app
<p> Bruce Power and Plug n Drive have released an updated iPhone App that outlines the benefits of an electrified transportation system. The App outlines the different types of electric vehicles, shows the charging stations in Ontario, and the interactive calculator teaches users the economic and environmental benefits of electric vehicles. <p>
Providing a clean electricity future
<p>Nuclear power - including the 30% of Ontario\'s energy that Bruce Power supplies - creates zero carbon emissions, cleaning the air we breathe.</p>
iPhone and iPad App
<p>Bruce Power\'s iPad and iPhone Apps help users understand how they use electricity and how Ontario\'s energy supply mix works. Bruce Power provides 30% of Ontario\'s power and keeps costs low for families and the air we breathe clean, through carbon-free power generation.</p>
Made in Ontario
<p>Bruce Power nuclear provides 30 per cent of Ontario electricity while producing no carbon emissions. The eight-unit site, located in Tiverton, Ont., provides a major boost to the province\'s economy and keeps electricity rates low for homeowners and businesses, receiving 30 per cent less for its power than the average price of power.</p>
Clean Nuclear Power, Safe Hospitals
<p>Every day, Bruce Power and Nordion are working together to sterilize medical equipment with Cobalt-60, an element harvested from Bruce Power\'s nuclear reactors.</p>
Nuclear Up, Coal Down
<p>The refurbishment of four Bruce Power nuclear reactors over the past decade provided 70% of the power Ontario needed to shut down its coal plants, which was accomplished in 2014 and is considered the largest clean-air initiative in North America. </p>
Clean Energy for the Future
<p>Nuclear from Bruce Power generates zero carbon emissions while powering 30% of Ontario. The restarting of four Bruce Power units since 2003 has provided Ontario with 70% of the power it needs to close its coal plants, cleaning the air we breathe for future generations.</p>
What is Radiation?
<p>Radiation is a naturally occuring element that is often feared without reason. Learn more about the myths of radiation through these short videos. </p>
Myths of Radiation
<p>Dr. Doug Boreham explains some misconceptions of radiation and how we're surrounded by it every day.</p>
Personal Protection from Radiation
<p>Radiation workers use special personal protective equipment to ensure they return home safely to their family each and every night.</p>
Radiation and Cancer
<p>Canada's nuclear industry creates medical isotopes that help treat cancer. Dr. Doug Boreham explains how radiation saves lives.</p>
Health concerns from Fukushima
<p>The March 11, 2011, event at Japan's Fukushima nuclear facility resulted in much misinformation. Dr. Doug Boreham explains the real effects of Fukushima.</p>
Exercise Huron Resolve - Day 5 recap
Exercise Huron Resolve wraps up with a fifth day of emergency response training for over 30 organizations and hundreds of people.
Exercise Huron Resolve - Day 4 Recap
On Day 4 of the mock scenario, the Emergency Management Centre was relocated to our secondary facility in Kincardine. As well, the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre and Municipal Emergency Operations Centre were fully activated.
Exercise Huron Resolve - Day 3 recap
In Day 3 of the mock scenario, the Shift Manager at Bruce A makes the proactive decision to deploy Emergency Mitigating Equipment to the station.
Exercise Huron Resolve - Day 2 recap
<p>Day 2 of Exercise Huron Resolve saw the mock emergency situation take a serious turn, with a multi-unit emergency at Bruce Power\'s stations. Kincardine\'s fire department, paramedics and police also joined Bruce Power in a mock transportation incident, which allowed for practice in dealing with potential radiation hazards at an accident scene. </p>
Exercise Huron Resolve - Day 1 recap
<p>Exercise Huron Resolve began on Oct. 3 and will continue through Oct. 7, involving 30 municipal, provincial and federal government agencies, including Bruce Power. Over 500 people are involved in the mock emergency scenario. </p>
Emergency Preparedness at Bruce Power
<p>Bruce Power has made numerous upgrades on its already in-depth emergency response and preparedness capabilities on site. Learn more about how the company continues to apply lessons learned from the Fukushima event of 2011.</p>
Potassium Iodide distribution enhancement
<p>Bruce Power has taken a leadership role in providing potassium iodide (KI) tablets to residents who live within 10 kilometres of our facility. This mandate, done in cooperation with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, was completed in the summer of 2015, while the program will continue into the future.</p>
<p>In October 2012, Bruce Power was one of many participants in a provincial exercise called Huron Challenge--Trillium Resolve. Many members of our staff worked tirelessly in preparation for this exercise, which gave us the tools to be better prepared for any external hazards that Bruce Power may face in the future. </p>
Emergency Preparedness Upgrades Continue
<p>Frank Saunders, Bruce Power\'s Vice President of Regulatory Affairs, discusses the post-Fukushima enhancements that continue to be made at the world\'s largest operating nuclear facility.</p>
Major Component Replacement
As part of Bruce Power's 40-year Life-Extension Program, the Major Component Replacement Project will run from 2020-36.
Bruce life-extension agreement secures long-term opportunity for Laker Energy Products
Bruce Power and Laker Energy Products have entered into an agreement to start the process to secure key long-lead reactor components including end fittings, liners and feeder pipes.
Bruce Power and BWXT Canada sign $400 million steam generator agreement
Bruce Power and BWXT Canada sign memorandum of understanding to commence process for steam generator design and manufacturing for nuclear life extensions on the Bruce site.
Duncan Hawthorne discusses the life-extension annoucement
Duncan Hawthorne provides an overview of the agreement with the IESO.
Bruce Power nuclear helps clean Ontario's air
It's a fact that Bruce Power nuclear generates zero carbon emissions while producing 30% of Ontario's electricity at 30% less than the average price of residential power. President and CEO Duncan Hawthorne discusses nuclear's importance to cleaning the air we breathe and why the Clean Air Alliance should be a supporter of nuclear if they really care about clean air.
Supporting electricity trade with Quebec
With peaks in electricity demand due to cold winters and hot summers, and surplus power at other times, Ontario shares power with its neighbours in Quebec. Bruce Power, as a supplier of 30% of Ontario's electricity, supports this trade agreement.