CNL welcomes plans for new nuclear

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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories has welcomed a series of announcements last week setting the stage for future nuclear development in New Brunswick and Ontario.

“We know building new nuclear in Canada is a critical step towards reaching #netzero goals – it’s also intricately linked to ensuring a safe and reliable electricity grid to meet the future demands of a growing and evolving population,” the company said.

“Canada’s nuclear industry is one of the most highly developed and experienced in the world – and CNL certainly stands ready to support as Canada’s national laboratory for nuclear research & development.”

On the development of small modular reactors in particular, CNL said its vision is to “serve as a hub for SMR technology here in Canada.”

“Through our CNRI program, we have provided developers, such as ARC Clean Technology Canada, access to the expertise and assets at the CNL campuses to enable them to advance their technologies.

“This is all part of CNL’s mission to develop clean energy technology for today and tomorrow”…

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