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SaskPower


Federal Funding Bolsters Saskatchewan's First Proposed 300-MW Nuclear Project

Canada’s federal government has committed C$74 million ($55 million) to support SaskPower’s potential deployment of a 300-MW small modular reactor (SMR) in the mid-2030s. Federal agency Natural Resources Canada on…


SaskPower Picks SMR Technology for First Two Potential Nuclear Units

SaskPower has chosen GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) technology for Saskatchewan's first two nuclear units, which the provincial utility plans to deploy by the mid-2030s.…


Headway for Potential Deployment of BWRX-300 Nuclear Reactor in Saskatchewan

The potential deployment of a BWRX-300 small modular reactor (SMR) in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan gained a boost with a cooperation agreement between GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy’s (GEH’s) Canadian…


SaskPower Names Burns & McDonnell as EPC Contractor for Great Plains Power Station

Construction Expected to Begin in 2021 for New 350-MW Combined-Cycle Facility KANSAS CITY, Missouri (Nov. 24, 2020) – SaskPower has selected Burns & McDonnell as the engineer-procure-construct (EPC) contractor for…


Promising Power Plant Plots Province's Future

The once coal-heavy Canadian province of Saskatchewan wants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from its power generation sector, and a new combined cycle natural gas-fired plant is a key part…