Advanced Small Modular Reactors (aSMR/SMR)

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Momentum continues for New Brunswick’s advanced Small Modular Reactor Developers

2023-03-29T00:11:21+00:00March 29th, 2023|Energy Stories, Featured, News|

On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Moltex Energy announced SNC-Lavalin will take a minority ownership position to continue the development of Moltex's aSMR, SSR-W, and the WATSS waste recycling technology. “Our partnership with SNC-Lavalin is a testament to the strength and strategic alignment of our organizations, and our shared commitment to a sustainable, secure energy

Public Energy Symposium in Fredericton Draws a Large and Diverse Audience

2023-03-29T00:12:47+00:00March 28th, 2023|Energy Stories, Featured, News|

The Community of Creative Citizens (CCC) is self-described as “a group of New Brunswick residents drawn from business, public administration, consulting, health care, and academia, all of whom share the dream that their beloved province flourish economically, socially, and culturally”. The group remains focused on “the present, the near-term future and the longer-term future of New

aSMRs 101

2023-03-01T18:20:03+00:00January 24th, 2023|Beginner, Educational Resources, Energy Stories, News, Nuclear|

Facts about advanced Small Modular Reactors   New Brunswick has a long history of safely producing nuclear energy at the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generating Station. Nuclear energy supplies about 40 per cent of the province’s electricity, part of its 80 per cent non-emitting electricity generation.    This article provides information about advanced Small Modular Reactors (aSMR)

New Research Examines Energy Mix Options to Meet Net Zero 

2023-03-01T18:20:29+00:00January 24th, 2023|Commentaries, News|

Commentary by Jonathan Alward, Vice President, Policy, Atlantica Centre for Energy Recent analysis shows that cost-effectively transitioning our energy system in Atlantic Canada to net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions can be based upon a mixed portfolio of solutions including wind-, hydro-, nuclear-, and natural gas-based energy generation.   The federal government is currently developing the

New alliance formed to develop clean energy technology in New Brunswick

2022-11-22T14:34:25+00:00February 24th, 2020|Energy Stories, News|

SAINT JOHN, N.B., Feb. 24, 2020 – A consortium of partners has joined together to seize the opportunities and benefits of clean energy development in Atlantic Canada. Collectively the group is working towards meeting the challenge of satisfying 2050 global emissions reduction targets. “We have brought together key partners representing community, academia, private- and

Clean energy technology: The potential for small modular reactors

2022-11-22T14:39:09+00:00February 18th, 2020|Energy Stories, News|

New Brunswick is positioning itself to stand at the forefront in the development of a new, reliable, clean energy source: small modular reactors. The goal of small modular reactor, or SMR, clean energy technology is to generate non-emitting, low-cost energy to communities, fuel energy intensive industries and replace high-emitting electricity generation. The technology is

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