Gentilly-2 Nuclear Generating Station

Introduction

Gentilly-2

Located on the south shore of the Fleuve Saint-Laurent (St. Lawrence River) in Bécancour, near Trois-Rivières, Gentilly-2 ceased operations on December 28, 2012.

For over 25 years, the generating station has yielded an annual output of around 675 MW and contributed to the stability of Hydro-Québec's grid. It operated safely and in compliance with the standards in effect, without threat to the environment or to the health of the public or workers.

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