On Oct. 13, six major electricity associations announced the creation of Electricity Alliance Canada (EAC), a coalition to help meet Canada’s commitment to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions and achieve net zero emissions by 2050. Numerous studies suggest a doubling or even tripling of electricity supply will be required to support the efforts.
If you are trying to get a handle on the role of hydrogen in the clean energy economy and how nuclear plays into that, take a read of this report by UNENE partner, Nuclear Innovation Institute.
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.
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.
Bruce Power announced its $3-billion ‘Made in Ontario’ plan with the promise to contribute to the province’s economic recovery through job creation and supporting health care and energy innovation. Shortly afterwards, Bruce Power and NII also released a vision for the next 50 years of operation.
OPG’s Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability (CCNS) invests in innovation of nuclear power throughout the CANDU life cycle. The centre is also developing projects to prepare for Pickering Nuclear decommissioning.
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy creates 80 skilled positions in Markham, Ontario to support deployment of new, carbon-free nuclear power technology.
Michael Stephens, who spent years working on waste management and decommissioning at Whiteshell and Chalk River Laboratories passed away on June 23.
CANDU Owners Group released its latest issue of COGnizant Magazine featuring innovation and achievement across its membership and the nuclear industry.