Hon. Todd Smith, the Canadian Minister of Energy (Left) and Steve Pepper, P.Eng., the Chair of OSPE’s Energy Task Force (Right) at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station.
In a landmark victory for sustainable energy solutions and Ontario’s economic future, the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers (OSPE) is thrilled to announce the Ontario government’s endorsement of Ontario Power Generation’s plan to refurbish the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station’s ‘B’ units. This policy win is a testament to OSPE’s unwavering commitment to advocating for sustainable energy practices that drive economic growth and secure the province’s energy future.
OSPE commends the Ontario government’s support for Ontario Power Generation’s initiative to refurbish Pickering Nuclear Generating Station’s ‘B’ units. This strategic decision ensures a resilient supply of 2,000 megawatts, capable of powering two million homes, takes advantage of existing investment in grid infrastructure and contributes to meeting the escalating demand for increased electrification. Emission-free energy solutions that drive economic growth and power Ontario’s future are critical, making Ontario’s engineers more important than ever. OSPE is committed to working with all stakeholders on smart solutions to our greatest challenges.
OSPE’s advocacy efforts have been at the forefront of championing sustainable energy solutions that align with the province’s economic and environmental objectives. The successful endorsement of the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station’s refurbishment is a tangible result of OSPE’s commitment to shaping policies that prioritize Ontario’s long-term well-being and prosperity.
Beyond the immediate energy benefits, the refurbishment of Pickering is poised to drive economic growth in the province. OSPE recognizes the economic potential inherent in sustainable energy initiatives, and this policy win is a significant step toward creating a resilient and forward-thinking Ontario.
As we celebrate this policy win, OSPE remains dedicated to advocating for sustainable engineering practices that contribute to Ontario’s growth and environmental stewardship. The refurbishment of Pickering Nuclear Generating Station is a testament to the impactful role engineers play in shaping a sustainable future.
OSPE extends its gratitude to the Ontario government for recognizing the importance of sustainable energy solutions and endorsing the refurbishment of Pickering Nuclear Generating Station’s ‘B’ units. This policy win reinforces OSPE’s commitment to advocating for policies that align with the province’s goals and contribute to a resilient, sustainable, and prosperous future for Ontario.