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Canada


Framatome acquires nuclear power systems division of RCM Technologies Canada Corp.

August 3, 2021 — Framatome today announced its acquisition of the nuclear power systems division of RCM Technologies Canada Corp. This acquisition expands Framatome’s CANDU design expertise and its presence…


TransAlta Completes Second Coal-to-Gas Conversion

A Canada-based energy company has completed the second of three planned coal-to-gas conversions at its thermal power plants in Alberta. TransAlta Corp. on July 19 said the conversion of the…


'Smart Microgrid Community' Takes Shape in Canada

Many areas across the globe are looking at providing non-traditional power to residential neighborhoods, part of a push to make a community's electricity supply more reliable and resilient. A development…


Illinois University Seeking NRC License to Build Nuclear Microreactor

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has formally kicked off a pioneering project to partly re-power its 85-MW Abbott cogeneration plant with an Ultra Safe Nuclear Corp. (USNC) Micro…


POWER Digest [June 2021]

CNL Successfully Fabricates Advanced Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Fuel. Canadian nuclear science and technology organization Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) on April 13 announced it successfully fabricated Fully Ceramic Microencapsulated (FCM)…