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Time to Shut Down the Pickering Nuclear Station

Blog entry by Shawn-Patrick Stensil | November 19, 2013 1 comment

Energy Minister Bob Chiarelli has good reason to cancel the proposed life-extension of the Pickering nuclear station when he releases his government’s new Long Term Electricity Plan next month.  Electricity demand is falling while the...

Nuclear Bids Too Expensive, Says Ontario

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | June 29, 2009 2 comments

In 2005, the nuclear lobby promised its new reactors designs would be cheap enough to revive the moribund nuclear industry.  Today’s announcement by Energy Minister George Smitherman that he’s suspending the procurement of new reactors...

Green Energy Act or Greenwash? We’ll Know Next Month

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | May 14, 2009 3 comments

Ontario just passed its much-hyped Green Energy Act. This could be an historic moment for green energy in Ontario or it could be an empty gesture by a government that wants to be perceived as green.  We’ll  know next month when the...

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