April 24, 2013 – Toronto, ON – Mindfirst today hosted a luncheon seminar on the topic Nuclear Power: The Case for Refurbishment. The private forum was attended by executives, academics, policy makers, professionals and representatives from several stakeholder groups. Opening remarks were made by: Amir Shalaby, Vice President of Power System Planning, Ontario Power Authority (OPA), Dietmar Reiner, Senior Vice-President, Refurbishment, Ontario Power Generation (OPG), Greg Rzentkowski, Director General of Power Reactors Regulations, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and Peter Fraser, Managing Director, Regulatory Policy, Ontario Energy Board (OEB). The OPG presentation delivered by Dietmar Reiner is available via the link below.
OPG has a history of excellence in operations and safety. In 2012, the Darlington Nuclear team of Clarington, Ontario, were awarded the prestigious Institute of Nuclear Operations Award of Excellence – a distinction reserved for the top-performing nuclear power stations in the world. The award recognizes achievements in industry-leading innovation in safety, operations and management.
The Mindfirst Energy Seminar Series provides an unbiased, objective platform for the discussion of important global energy issues. Conducted under Chatham House Rule the discussion forum invites thought leaders to collaborate and promote awareness and understanding of related issues and best practices thereby encouraging the deployment of better, sustainable solutions.