Nuclear Power Reactor To Be Build In Alberta
EDMONTON - Energy Alberta Corporation has chosen Peace River as the site of a proposed nuclear power plant.
The Calgary-based company Monday filed an application with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to build a pair of twin-unit Candu reactors on private land adjacent to Lac Cardinal, 30 kilometres west of the town. [...]
The corporation has partnered with Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, the federal Crown corporation and maker of Candu reactors.
Initially, Energy Alberta plans to build one twin-unit ACR-1000 that will produce 2,200 megawatts of electricity with a targeted in-service date of early 2017.