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Bruce Power Refurbishment and Major Component Replacement Program

Bruce Power Refurbishment and Major Component Replacement Program

Bruce Power | Canada | 2002–Ongoing

400+

staff supporting design

1,000+ 

plant mod packages

Schreyer Award

Units 3 & 4 restart

13+

years on site

Challenge

  • Units 3–8 need major components replaced to extend unit life by 30 years
  • This is a follow-on to assignment which began in the early 2000s to return Units 1-4 to service after laying dormant for nearly a decade
  • The current major component replacement program requires improved site infrastructure
  • Acquisition of skilled labor is a challenge for the new program, which is happening concurrently with Ontario Power Generation's Darlington refurbishment program

Solution

  • Provided engineering and construction services for the upgrade of Units 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • Main contractor for the Units 3 & 4 restart
  • Currently helping Bruce Power prepare for the major components replacement project

Highlights

  • Winner, Schreyer Award, Canada's highest honor for consulting engineering, for the Units 3 & 4 restart
  • Winner, Project of the Year Award, Power Engineering magazine, for the Units 3& 4 restart

Project numbers

C$13 billion major component replacement program under way
6-unit refurbishment currently being planned
6,300 MW of power
30% of Ontario's electricity generation

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