X-energy and Cameco have entered a non-binding and non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding to explore possible areas of cooperation to support the potential future deployment, fuelling and servicing of Xe-100 small modular reactors (SMRs) in Canada and the United States.
The OECD-NEA reports more than 100 nuclear reactors worldwide were operating past their licensed periods, with more reactors expected to follow as long-term operations are an effective way to avoid emissions and manage decarbonization.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released the 41st edition of RDS-1, containing estimates of energy, electricity and nuclear power trends up to the year 2050. The publication is organized into world and regional subsections, with global and regional nuclear power projections presented as low and high cases, encompassing the uncertainties inherent in projecting trends.
Canada is playing host for the WiN Global Conference to be held virtually, Oct. 17-21. The conference, which celebrates the accomplishments of women in nuclear and promotes diversity, is expected to include participants from more than 30 countries.
Teams working on two continents have marked similar milestones in their respective efforts to tap an energy source key to the fight against climate change: They’ve each produced very impressive magnets.
As Natural Resource Canada’s nuclear director, Diane Cameron helped chart the country’s nuclear roadmap and brought the technology into the climate change conversation. Ahead of her move to OECD-Nuclear Energy Agency, she sat down with NEI contributor (and UNENE communications consultant) Jacquie Hoornweg to reflect on her career and the path forward.
McMaster University’s 24,000 square foot nuclear research facility is a global leader in the development, production and commercialization of radiopharmaceuticals and isotopes that create better health outcomes for people, worldwide.
A new Western University research program funded by the NWMO and NSERC aims to strengthen our understanding of the safest way to store nuclear fuel waste.
UNENE Research Advisory Committee Chair, Dr. Paul Spekkens, and UNENE-NSERC research chairs, McMaster University’s John Luxat and Queen’s University’s Mark Daymond, will support CNSC by providing scientific and technological advice on pressure tubes.
UNENE is evolving to support Canada’s nuclear innovation agenda and its members’ efforts to do the same. Read Jerry’s report from the Summer 2021 newsletter.