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Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station reconnects to the grid - December 2021


Fredericton, N.B. – Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station (PLNGS) reconnected to the New Brunswick grid yesterday, November 30, 2021.   


About the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station 

The Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station is a 660 megawatt (net) nuclear generating station and a base load contributor to the New Brunswick electrical grid. It produces enough non-emitting electricity to power more than 333,000 homes per year and is a foundational piece of both our domestic energy supply and our export sales. Point Lepreau is a major component of NB Power’s generating assets and contributes to NB Power sourcing 80 per cent of the electricity used in New Brunswick from clean, renewable, or non-emitting source. 


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