Nuclear power

Of the total electricity generated in Canada, approximately 15% (72 million megawatt hours) is nuclear energy. Current nuclear generating capacity is about 10,301 megawatts.

Point Lepreau Nuclear Station. Courtesy of NB Power. See description below.

The Point Lepreau Nuclear Power Station is located in southwest New Brunswick. It produces 650 MW of electricity for use in New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, as well as in the state of Maine, U.S.A.

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