Canada Embraces Nuclear Energy Expansion to Lower Carbon Emissions

By Simon Irish

“We don’t see a path where we reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 without nuclear,” said Seamus O’Regan, Canada’s natural-resources minister. “It is proven, it is tested and it is safe. We are good at it.”

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Federal government invests in small nuclear reactors to help it meet net-zero 2050 target

By Simon Irish

The federal government says it's investing $20 million in the nuclear industry to help Canada meet its target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. The investment in Oakville Ontario's Terrestrial Energy is meant to help the firm bring small modular nuclear reactors to market.

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In Boost to Canada’s Nuclear Roadmap, OPG Advances Work with Three SMR Developers

By Power Magazine

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) took another step to bolster plans to deploy small modular reactors (SMRs) in Ontario, announcing it is advancing engineering and design work with three major advanced nuclear reactor developers: GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Terrestrial Energy, and X-energy.

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OPG paving the way for Small Modular Reactor deployment

By Ontario Power Generation

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is advancing engineering and design work with three grid-scale Small Modular Reactor (SMR) developers including Terrestrial Energy.

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9 Canadian startups tackling the climate crisis

By GreenBiz

Ever wonder what Canada’s previous Prime Minister Stephen Harper is doing these days? Wonder no more: News recently broke that Harper has been appointed to the advisory board for Terrestrial Energy, a nuclear energy company in Ontario working on advanced nuclear reactors.

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Ontario, Saskatchewan, N.B. premiers announce nuclear energy agreement

By Joint Press Release

On Dec. 1, 2019, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe released the following joint statement: "Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick agreed today to work together to explore new, cutting-edge technology in nuclear power generation to provide carbon-free, affordable, reliable, and safe energy, while helping us unlock economic potential across Canada, including rural and remote regions. The three premiers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), committing to collaborate on the development and deployment of innovative, versatile and scalable nuclear reactors, known as Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), in Canada.

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New Tech Is Helping Nuclear Power Make a Comeback

By Singularity Hub

"Nuclear power has a lot going for it. It’s carbon-free, can produce huge amounts of power from relatively small amounts of fuel, and once plants are built, they’re heap to run," according this new article in Singularity Hub.

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Third Way Issues Updated 2019 Advanced Nuclear Map

By Third Way

Think tank Third Way has updated its Advanced Nuclear Map for 2019, which charts the progress of advanced nuclear innovation projects across the United States and Canada and includes Terrestrial Energy. "To mitigate the most serious threats posed by climate change, we must get to net-zero carbon emissions as fast, and fairly as possible," according to Third Way, It adds that one of the most promising ways to get there is with advanced nuclear technologies.

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Nuclear Innovation to Play Larger Role in Clean Energy

By National Clean Energy Week

Amid rising concerns about the effects of climate change, discussions are heating up about how we can meet our world’s growing energy demands for reliable and cost-competitive energy while protecting the environment, and, critically, do this is in time frames relevant to the problem.

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