The use of uranium and coal at Ontario Hydro

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 81, No. 913, 1988

ALAN R. HOLT,Ontario Hydro, Toronto, Ontario

This paper provides an overview of the use of uranium and coal in Ontario Hydro's generation program. The dynamics of available supply sources including mining and transportation infrastructures and regional considerations are described. Included is a discussion of needed procurement strategies, both in place and planned, to meet fluctuating fuel requirements while ensuring adequate supply security and cost effectiveness.
Keywords: Energy requirements, Ontario Hydro, Coal, Uranium, Supply and demand, Transportation.