CBC News: ‘It’s the future’: How going small may fuel nuclear power’s comeback

From CBC News:

Canada is positioning itself up to be a leader in a new age of nuclear power by exploring the use of small modular reactors (SMR).

An Oakville, Ont., firm called Terrestrial Energy is designing a reactor that it says will produce less long-term waste than traditional nuclear plants.

Terrestrial Energy CEO Simon Irish believes his company’s first SMR power plant will give Canadians — and potential customers — confidence in the technology.

“Advanced nuclear can deliver on the nuclear promise, which is enormous amounts of clean energy at a cost competitive price,” Irish said.

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