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Estevan selected to be the site of Sask’s first SMR

Estevan selected to be the site of Sask’s first SMR

May 31, 2024 | 9:41am
ESTEVAN – Estevan has been selected as the location for the first small modular reactor (SMR) in Saskatchewan. Premier Scott Moe made the announcement Thursday night while speaking at the 120th anniversary celebrations of the Estevan Chamber of Commerce. The Estevan and Elbow areas had been vying for the technology. Prior to making the announcement, Moe […]
Sask., Alberta sign MOU on nuclear development

Sask., Alberta sign MOU on nuclear development

May 2, 2024 | 10:59am
Pens have been signed to Memorandum of Understanding by the governments of Saskatchewan and Alberta aimed at advancing the development of nuclear power generation. Saskatchewan Crown Investments Corporation Minister Dustin Duncan and Alberta Affordability and Utilities Minister Nathan Neudorf signed the MOU at a ceremony at the Saskatchewan legislature on Thursday, May 2. According to a […]
Ottawa was always flexible on clean-energy rules, despite Alberta concerns: Wilkinson

Ottawa was always flexible on clean-energy rules, despite Alberta concerns: Wilkinson

Nov 29, 2023 | 8:11am
Well before Alberta Premier Danielle Smith started talking about the Sovereignty Act, Ottawa was already taking steps to address the province’s concerns about being forced to prematurely shut down its natural gas power plants, says federal Energy Minister Jonathan Wilkinson. Smith invoked the new legislation earlier this week in what she herself has acknowledged was […]