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Why Wind and Solar Aren’t Enough

August 9, 2019

When most of us think about renewable energy, we usually mean solar panels and wind farms. Although hydro or geothermal power make for great carbon-free

Mars 2020 rover gets radioisotope fuel

August 1, 2019

Fuelling of a radioisotope-based power system for NASA's Mars 2020 rover has begun. The Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator - or MMRTG - uses heat from

CNL to refuel Slowpoke reactor

July 8, 2019

The Canadian government has awarded Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) a CAD 8.5 million (USD 6.5 million) contract to refuel the Royal Military College of Canada's

Darlington stator completes journey from Poland

May 13, 2019

A critical component for the refurbishment of Ontario Power Generation's Darlington unit 3 has arrived at the reactor site. The stator, which will be installed in 2020, is the

Nuclear Power Can Save the World

April 6, 2019

As young people rightly demand real solutions to climate change, the question is not what to do — eliminate fossil fuels by 2050 — but how. Beyond decarbonizing today’s electric

Salt Is A Pillar Of Our Nuclear Future

February 14, 2019

Terrestrial Energy Inc. (TEI), a Canadian advanced nuclear reactor company, is on its way to making their innovative design a reality. Last year, they successfully

Bruce Power is Ontario’s low-cost generator

February 1, 2019

We power more for less and provide families and businesses with 30 per cent of their electricity, while receiving only 6.6 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh). That’s nearly five

Bruce Power To Harvest Isotopes In March

January 22, 2019

Bruce Power is expanding its role in health care in the form of increasing its production of medicals isotopes. For years Bruce Power has been a global supplier of medical

A Warming World Needs Nuclear Power

December 31, 2018

More than a third of America's nuclear plants could close in the next decade. But when plants shut down, utilities often turn to harmful fossil fuels. In light of the recent stark

Hatch office expansion in Port Elgin

December 4, 2018

A key supplier to Bruce Power opens a bigger office in Port Elgin Tuesday afternoon. Global engineering firm Hatch has moved into a larger facility on Goderich Street in Port Elgin

Shoreline Power Group Opens Kincardine Office

December 4, 2018

Shoreline Power Group is a joint venture that includes three companies -- AECOM, AECON, and SNC-Lavalin. Shoreline Power Group (SPG) has opened a brand new office in

Nuscale signs MOU with Bruce Power

November 28, 2018

NuScale Power announced on 27 November that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Canada’s Bruce Power to develop a business case to

Province Applauds Bruce Power

November 19, 2018

As far as the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation & Trade Donna Skelly is concerned, Bruce Power is doing it right and the Ontario

Ontario leads way on air quality

November 6, 2018

Other provinces and jurisdictions should follow Ontario's lead to improve the quality of life for people who live with asthma, allergies and other respiratory illnesses,

CNL launches Centre for Reactor Sustainability

October 4, 2018

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) has launched the Centre for Reactor Sustainability (CRS), bringing together its broad research capabilities in support of the sustainable

ATS unveils high-tech testing facility

September 12, 2018

It's the closest most people will ever come to standing inside the reactor vault of a nuclear power plant. And a new facility at ATS Automation Tooling Systems in Cambridge

L3 MAPPS, Terrestrial team for IMSR simulation

July 20, 2018

Canada's L3 MAPPS and Terrestrial Energy have signed an agreement to develop real-time simulation for Terrestrial's Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR). Terrestrial aims

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