Policy matters

 
 
Signing on to an SMR vision

Signing on to an SMR vision

Alberta joins New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on SMR development timed with the release of a joint SMR feasibility study, validating the value of SMRs to meet sustainability and clean energy priorities.

 
Timeline extended for input to radioactive waste management consultation process

Timeline extended for input to radioactive waste management consultation process

Ministry of Natural Resources has extended deadline to May 31 with UNENE serving as secretariat for university input to Canada’s policy modernization effort.

 
Canada positions itself for clean energy future

Canada positions itself for clean energy future

Since late last year, the nuclear academic community has participated in the development of Canada’s plans for a low-carbon, clean energy future. The plans, released by the Canadian Government, cover areas ranging from an overarching approach to climate change to development of a mobile hydrogen energy source to design and deployment of small modular reactors (SMRs).

 
UNENE coordinates university response to waste management policy review

UNENE coordinates university response to waste management policy review

Universities participated in a virtual roundtable, Feb. 16, to share their perspectives as part of NRCan’s radioactive waste management policy consultation. UNENE serves as the secretariat for university input.