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Nuclear Canada ?

  1. Nov 24, 2009 #1
    Does anybody know of any companies currently involved with advancing nuclear energy in areas like alberta?

    I have two years of Astrophysics and on my 2nd year of Geophysics and want to really start getting into the professional aspect of nuclear energy (something i hope to make a career out of in another year or two)

    thanks
     
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  3. Nov 25, 2009 #2

    MATLABdude

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    Bruce Power was making waves about moving into Alberta, and setting up a nuclear reactor near the Oil Sands (Peace Country).
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Power

    Interestingly, there was a student group at the University of Alberta that hosted a debate on bringing nuclear to Alberta (actually, it was this evening):
    http://energyclub.wikidot.com/
     
  4. Nov 25, 2009 #3
    There is also AECL which is the firm that runs most of the power reactors in Canada. The problem is that you stated "advanced nuclear energy", and AECL only deals with candu type reactors. It is up to you to decide if candu type reactors are advanced.

    Cheers
     
  5. Nov 25, 2009 #4
    by advancing i just meant incorporating them more into alberta

    and thanks ill definitely be looking into all three of those
     
  6. Nov 27, 2009 #5

    Astronuc

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    AECL is the developer or NSSS supplier of the CANDU reactor.

    Ontario Hydro was the principle nuclear utility in Canada. In 1999, OH was reorganized into several separate companies.

    http://www.opg.com/power/nuclear/index.asp [Broken]
    http://www.opg.com/nb/index3.asp [Broken]

    Ref: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ontario_Hydro
     
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