OPG and its partners, Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation and the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, developed the 44-megawatt solar facility on time and on budget. The facility went into service on March 29. Nanticoke Solar is the fourth OPG First Nations partnership.
Located near Port Dover on the shores of Lake Erie, the former Nanticoke Generating Station produced power for more than 40 years and at peak capacity, the facility could power a city the size of Toronto. Nanticoke burned its last piece of coal on Dec. 31, 2013 and demolition of the stacks occurred on February 28, 2018.
OPG is the largest electricity generator in the province, providing almost half the power Ontarians rely on every day. It is also one of the most diverse generators in North America with expertise in nuclear, hydro, biomass, solar and gas.