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Leaders of Canada’s electricity sector announce new alliance to help meet Canada’s net-zero emissions targets

Leaders of Canada’s electricity sector announce new alliance to help meet Canada’s net-zero emissions targets

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.

 
Why hydrogen needs nuclear

Why hydrogen needs nuclear

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 to explore collaboration to support Xe-100 small modular reactors

X-energy and Cameco to explore collaboration to support Xe-100 small modular reactors

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.

 
Still time to register for the Women in Nuclear Global Conference, Oct. 17-21

Still time to register for the Women in Nuclear Global Conference, Oct. 17-21

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.

 
Magnet milestones move distant nuclear fusion dream closer

Magnet milestones move distant nuclear fusion dream closer

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 unveils $3 billion ‘Made in Ontario’ plan and co-authors 50-year vision report

Bruce Power unveils $3 billion ‘Made in Ontario’ plan and co-authors 50-year vision report

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 investing in innovation

OPG’s Centre for Canadian Nuclear Sustainability investing in innovation

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 invests in Ontario jobs

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy invests in Ontario jobs

GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy creates 80 skilled positions in Markham, Ontario to support deployment of new, carbon-free nuclear power technology.

 
Remembering Michael Stephens

Remembering Michael Stephens

Michael Stephens, who spent years working on waste management and decommissioning at Whiteshell and Chalk River Laboratories passed away on June 23.

 
Stories of innovation in CANDU and beyond featured in COG’s latest issue of COGnizant

Stories of innovation in CANDU and beyond featured in COG’s latest issue of COGnizant

CANDU Owners Group released its latest issue of COGnizant Magazine featuring innovation and achievement across its membership and the nuclear industry.