Nuclear

Atlantic Canada’s Electricity Future – Discussion Series Part 1: Electricity Supply

2022-11-23T02:18:39+00:00November 23rd, 2022|Discussion Papers, Publications|

The purpose of this discussion paper is to help Atlantic Canadians better understand how federal regulatory changes, aimed at achieving net-zero emissions by 2050, will impact the supply of electricity in Atlantic Canada. This paper uses publicly available federal data through the Canada Energy Regulator’s Energy Futures 2021 report. Open Publication

Atlantic Canada’s Electricity Future – Discussion Series Part 2: Electricity Demand

2022-11-23T02:35:58+00:00September 27th, 2022|Discussion Papers, Publications|

The purpose of the second discussion paper in Atlantic Canada’s Electricity Future – Discussion Series is to help Atlantic Canadians better understand how federal regulatory changes and policies aimed at achieving net-zero emission by 2050, as well as evolving consumer behaviours, will likely increase electricity demand across the Atlantic provinces. Like the first paper in

Uranium: The Fuel for Clean Energy

2022-11-23T00:14:42+00:00September 6th, 2022|Infographic, Publications|

Uranium: The Fuel for Clean Energy Global demand for electricity is set to grow around 50% by 2040. As the only energy source of low-carbon, scalable, reliable, and affordable electricity, nuclear is set to play a prominent role in meeting this growing demand while satisfying decarbonization objectives globally. In this infographic from Skyharbour Resources, we take a closer

Ambitious climate targets need bold energy innovation

2022-11-23T15:30:00+00:00August 23rd, 2022|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

COMMENTARY: Michelle Robichaud, President, Atlantica Centre for Energy It seems we don't hear the word energy without climate change alongside it. In the face of the unmistakable consequences of climate change, society expects actions toward our clean energy future. Canada's goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 is ambitious and important. There are less

Powering New Brunswick’s future with advanced Small Modular Reactors (aSMRs)

2022-11-22T23:38:31+00:00April 1st, 2022|Infographic, Publications|

Canada is on a mission to lower its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 45% below 2005 levels by the year 2030. New Brunswick has proudly lowered its emissions more than any other province. Now, New Brunswick is leading the charge towards a clean energy future with the newest generation of nuclear: advanced Small Modular Reactors (aSMRs).

The Generation Landscape of Nuclear Technology

2022-11-22T23:30:01+00:00April 1st, 2022|Infographic, Publications|

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) completed a Life Cycle Assessment Report of Electricity Generation Options, proving that over its full life cycle, nuclear accumulates the lowest greenhouse gas emissions, the smallest ecological footprint and the least minerals and metals used, even when compared to all other evaluated energy technologies!

Guest commentary: New Brunswick will need sharp elbows over SMRs

2023-03-17T17:21:43+00:00July 24th, 2021|Commentaries, Energy Stories, News|

DAVID CAMPBELL COMMENTARY To cash in on the coming nuclear energy boom, New Brunswick will need sharp elbows. There was a long exposé in The Globe and Mail discussing the opportunities and challenges associated with the small modular reactor (SMR) industry in Canada and around the world. The journalist cited multiple initiatives and companies in Ontario,

Strong public support for nuclear waste recycling in New Brunswick

2022-12-08T03:15:45+00:00April 27th, 2021|Educational Resources, Intermediate, Nuclear, Webpages|

A new study commissioned by Moltex Energy and conducted by Narrative Research shows strong public support for nuclear waste recycling in New Brunswick, Canada. “The results show the public’s interest in reducing the nuclear waste in New Brunswick and their preference to use this waste to generate more clean energy,” said Rory O’Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer, North America,

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