The end of Point Lepreau?

29 November 2000

New Brunswick Power is currently anticipating that Point Lepreau might have to shut down in 2008-2010, when the pressure tubes reach the end of their life expectancy. A detailed business case for the future of the plant is being prepared, which will include the economic comparison of the rehabilitation of the plant with the option of replacing it by another form of power generation, probably gas.



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