"Ontario’s nuclear plan raises questions about what is “clean” energy and the need for open, evidence-based decision-making around net-zero pathways.
In December, Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced it will work with GE Hitachi to develop a new 300MW nuclear power reactor at the provincially owned utility’s Darlington site. The news was presented as an endorsement of a renewed role for nuclear energy in the fight against climate change, particularly the industry’s move toward small modular reactors (SMRs). In reality, the announcement raises far more questions than it answers, and its actual meaning is far from clear.
Read the full article by Mark Winfield and Collen Kaiser here.