International Atomic Energy Agency

CNL, AECL and Ontario Tech University Partner to Pursue Collaborative Research

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Monday, November 28, 2022

Working in partnership with Ontario Tech University enables us to pool our financial resources, accelerate early-stage research, facilitate the transfer of knowledge, and work together to address the needs of the nuclear industry and the federal government.

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  • Working in partnership with Ontario Tech University enables us to pool our financial resources, accelerate early-stage research, facilitate the transfer of knowledge, and work together to address the needs of the nuclear industry and the federal government.
  • AECL is proud to announce its partnership today with Ontario Tech University, an engaged partner that attracts the best and brightest students and researchers, says Dr. Amy Gottschling, Vice-President, Science, Technology & Commercial Oversight, AECL.
  • As part of our growing nexus, AECL, CNL and Ontario Tech will tackle our nations greatest challenges.
  • Ontario Tech University is excited to enter this dynamic and expanding collaborative phase with both AECL and CNL in strategic areas that include small modular reactors, hydrogen, and integrated energy systems, commented Dr. Les Jacobs, Vice-President of Research and Innovation at Ontario Tech University.

A group of journalists from HT investigates the impact of Fukushima's controversial plan to dump water into the ocean

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

A group of international journalists led by Global Think Agency investigates and analyzes the impact of the controversial plan to discharge water from Fukushima into the sea.

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  • A group of international journalists led by Global Think Agency investigates and analyzes the impact of the controversial plan to discharge water from Fukushima into the sea.
  • It is currently unknown how the long-lived radioactive isotopes contained in the contaminated water will interact with marine biology, this situation is "unprecedented".
  • Tepco is also accused of irresponsibly delaying the cooling of the reactors with salt water because it was going to ruin them beyond repair.
  • HT is a global agency specializing in developing documentary, research and entertainment content.

Bruce Power joins Canadian delegation at COP27 to promote role of nuclear energy in global decarbonization efforts

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Bruce Power, in returning Units 1-4 to service from 2003-12, provided the province with 70 per cent of the carbon-free energy it needed to shut down coal, which it accomplished in 2014.

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  • Bruce Power, in returning Units 1-4 to service from 2003-12, provided the province with 70 per cent of the carbon-free energy it needed to shut down coal, which it accomplished in 2014.
  • In 2021, the company announced the issuance of $500 million in Green Bonds, a global first for nuclear power and recognition of the critical role the technology plays in fighting climate change.
  • Bruce Power is participating in COP27 as part of the Canadian Nuclear Association (CNA) delegation.
  • The CNA delegation is also partnered with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and will support its program, panels, and exhibition.

Terrestrial Energy and Orano Complete Successful IMSR Fuel Packaging and Transportation Evaluation

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Tuesday, November 1, 2022

and OAKVILLE, Ontario, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terrestrial Energy has completed a regulatory evaluation of packaging and cross-border transportation of Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) nuclear fuel in collaboration with Orano, a global leader in the nuclear fuel cycle.

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  • and OAKVILLE, Ontario, Nov. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Terrestrial Energy has completed a regulatory evaluation of packaging and cross-border transportation of Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) nuclear fuel in collaboration with Orano, a global leader in the nuclear fuel cycle.
  • This work demonstrates that nuclear fuel packaging used by Orano today to service the nuclear industry is suitable for the transportation and supply of IMSR fuel.
  • Packaging and transportation of nuclear reactor fuel are subject to strict regulatory requirements that ensure safety and protect property and the environment.
  • Orano and Terrestrial Energy completed this evaluation as part of a broad-scope agreement that includes services such as uranium enrichment, chemical conversion to IMSR fuel form, its production, transportation, packaging and logistics.

Minister Wilkinson Positions Canada's Nuclear Sector as Provider of Reliable, Affordable and Non-Emitting Energy on the Global Stage

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Friday, October 28, 2022

"In order to achieve our economic and climate objectives, Canada will need to significantly expand its electric grid.

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  • "In order to achieve our economic and climate objectives, Canada will need to significantly expand its electric grid.
  • All sources of non-emitting energy must be considered for this significant challenge including nuclear.
  • The Government of Canada will work with like-minded countries to ensure that Canadian nuclear energy and technologies support the transition to a prosperous, safe and secure net-zero world."
  • In December 2020, Canada released its SMR Action Plan , which focuses on the opportunity presented by this cutting-edge nuclear technology.

Statement - Canada's National Statement on Nuclear Energy

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Wednesday, October 26, 2022

And the existential challenge of climate change and the current war in Ukraine have significant implications for nuclear energy.

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  • And the existential challenge of climate change and the current war in Ukraine have significant implications for nuclear energy.
  • Since that time, we have been actively involved in promoting the peaceful use of nuclear energy around the world.
  • Today, we're seeing growing international interest in Canada's nuclear industry from countries looking to pursue nuclear power as part of their energy security and climate objectives.
  • All of this activity and interest underlines the accelerating momentum in nuclear energy and highlights Canada's desire to play a leadership role in this area.

NuScale Power Announces Charles “Chuck” Goodnight as Vice President of Sales

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Friday, October 21, 2022

NuScale Power (NuScale), the industry-leading provider of proprietary and innovative advanced small modular nuclear reactor technology, today announced the addition of Charles Chuck Goodnight to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Sales.

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  • NuScale Power (NuScale), the industry-leading provider of proprietary and innovative advanced small modular nuclear reactor technology, today announced the addition of Charles Chuck Goodnight to its executive leadership team as Vice President of Sales.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221021005057/en/
    Reporting to Clayton Scott, Executive Vice President of Business Development, Goodnight will lead the creation of new business opportunities for NuScale and help lead the development and implementation of sales and marketing programs.
  • We are pleased to welcome Chuck to our leadership team, said John Hopkins, NuScale Power President and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Prior to ADL, Goodnight founded and led Goodnight Consulting (GCI) for almost 20 years, serving the global electric power industry, with a focus on nuclear power generation.

G7 Leaders' Statement

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Tuesday, October 11, 2022

We, the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7), convened today with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

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  • We, the leaders of the Group of Seven (G7), convened today with Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
  • The G7 firmly condemn and unequivocally reject the illegal attempted annexation by Russia of Ukraine's Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhya and Kherson regions in addition to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the City of Sevastopol.
  • In solidarity with Ukraine, the G7 Leaders welcome President Zelenskyy's readiness for a just peace.
  • We will act in solidarity and close coordination to address the negative impact of Russia's aggression for global economic stability, including by continuing to cooperate to ensure energy security and affordability across the G7 and beyond.

Lightbridge Announces Voting is Open, Urges Stockholders to Vote Now "FOR" Each Proposal at Upcoming Annual Meeting

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Monday, September 12, 2022

For assistance with voting your shares, please contact Advantage Proxy, Inc. toll-free at 1-877-870-8565 or by e-mail at [email protected] .

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  • For assistance with voting your shares, please contact Advantage Proxy, Inc. toll-free at 1-877-870-8565 or by e-mail at [email protected] .
  • Seth Grae, President & Chief Executive Officer of Lightbridge Corporation, commented, The benefits of nuclear energy have come into focus over the last year like never before.
  • We are making significant progress in developing Lightbridge Fuel, which will drive shareholder value creation, but there is still much work to do.
  • By voting For the proposals in the Annual Meeting proxy, we will be able to continue our progress, concluded Mr. Grae.

Scientists Demonstrate Technique to Protect Fusion Devices from Sudden Energy Loss

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Thursday, September 1, 2022

San Diego, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An important technique for protecting future fusion energy devices is advancing for use in the worlds largest fusion experiment after validation by an international research team.

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  • San Diego, Sept. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An important technique for protecting future fusion energy devices is advancing for use in the worlds largest fusion experiment after validation by an international research team.
  • Referred to as plasma disruptions, these events can result in the energy contained in the plasma causing damage to the devices walls.
  • This collaboration was successful in testing the SPI technique at multiple facilities worldwide, demonstrating its usefulness for future devices.
  • DIII-D is the largest magnetic fusion research facility in the U.S. and has been the site of numerous pioneering contributions to the development of fusion energy science.