Tag: nuclear energy

Power Play: looking at nuclear energy to help achieve net-zero

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By Mark Douglas Wessel As the world was reminded by the Oscar winning movie Oppenheimer, nuclear power was first harnessed to produce atomic weapons toward...

Ontario announces first phase of Darlington SMR project complete

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The Government of Ontario announced the completion of the first phase of site preparation for Ontario’s first Small Modular Reactor (SMR) at the Darlington...

Saskatchewan and Alberta partner to advance nuclear power generation

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The Governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance the development of nuclear power generation in support of...

NRCan announces funding to support Ontario’s work on the Bruce C...

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Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)  announced up to $50 million in funding in support of Ontario’s plan to support pre-development work to study the feasibility...

Ontario plans to refurbish Pickering nuclear plant to meet electricity needs

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The Government of Ontario announced is supporting Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG) plan to proceed with the next steps toward refurbishing Pickering Nuclear Generating Station’s...

OPG and Capital Power partner to assess feasibility of SMRs for...

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Capital Power Corporation and Ontario Power Generation announced the companies have entered into an agreement to jointly assess the development and deployment of grid-scale...

Ontario, Saskatchewan partnering to advance nuclear energy development

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The Government of Ontario announced it is leveraging the expertise of Ontario Power Generation (OPG) and its subsidiary Laurentis Energy Partners to support a...

OPG, Laurentis mark grand opening of new nuclear materials sorting facility

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Ontario Power Generation (OPG) announced that a new nuclear materials sorting facility in Kincardine is now operating at full tilt, helping to reduce, reuse,...

Nuclear energy will power Canada’s net-zero agenda

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By Tom Mosseau Canada has historically prioritized decarbonization. Since the introduction of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in 1992, Canada has committed...

Feds endorse NWMO’s comprehensive strategy for radioactive waste

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Canada's Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Canada, Jonathan Wilkinson, endorsed the recommendations put forward by the NWMO in the Integrated Strategy for Radioactive...