With more than 40 years in the nuclear industry, Milt Caplan specializes in advising governments and utilities on how to increase confidence and reduce risk for large energy projects with a focus on managing projects for success. Of the many projects in his career, he led the successful negotiation on behalf of the Ontario Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) with Bruce Power for the refurbishment and operation of the Bruce site securing 30 percent of Ontario’s generation until the 2060s. He is currently providing independent oversight of the Darlington Refurbishment Program and the Darlington New Nuclear Project (SMR) to the Ontario Minister of Energy. Milt was a senior member of the Economics and Finance working group for the Canadian SMR Roadmap and continues to provide strategic advice to stakeholders on SMR development and deployment including SMR developer due diligence and SMR feasibility studies. He is the chair of the Economics, Financing, Business Model and Policy Task force for the Nuclear Hydrogen Working group.
Milt is the chair of the World Nuclear Association (WNA) Economics Working Group, teaches nuclear economics and nuclear plant structuring and financing for the World Nuclear University (WNU), and is the author of a pro-nuclear blog addressing issues of interest to the industry.
Milt obtained his Bachelor of Engineering in Nuclear Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, USA, and an MBA from the University of Toronto.