Canadian Nuclear Association: Canada SMR groups pass early development tests in first reactor push
Canadian Nuclear Association reported on Global First Power, along with two other proponents, progress in the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories SMR Invitation Progress. Read the full article here. An excerpt from the article is provided in italicized text below.
Almost two years after CNL’s first request for SMR proposals, CNL believes its target of a first demonstration reactor by 2026 could yet be achieved.
“Multiple SMR proponents internationally have publicly discussed schedules that include a start-up date on or before 2026. The CNL assessment indicates it is possible, though there are many factors and uncertainties (including regulatory, technical, and financial) that could pose challenges,” CNL told Nuclear Energy Insider.