TITLE

A Secure Energy Future for Ontario Requires More Investment in Nuclear and Biomass Today

AUTHOR(S)
MacKinnon, Don
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Canadian Geographic;Jun2014 Supplement, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on how developing GHG emission-free base-load nuclear and carbon-neutral biomass energy can help in achieving Ontario's energy security. The use of natural gas to meet Ontario's energy needs is not commercially viable and hydroelectric potential of the province has already been developed. As reported, investments in these clean energy options is likely to deliver significant economic and environmental benefits.
ACCESSION #
97315382

 

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