- Canadian nuclear reactors are regulated by the
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
(CNSC), the successor to the former Atomic Energy Control Board (AECB).
- Atomic Energy of Canada
Limited (AECL) is the
manufacturer of the successful CANDU reactor design. Many reactors of which
had very high capacity factors and very long operating cycles for a number of
years. However, near the turn of the century, some of the operating companies
experienced design, operating, and maintenance issues that resulted in
restructuring AECL is
also developing processes for long term storage of high level nuclear
Canadian companies operating the reactors are -
Ontario Power Generation (Nuclear
division), Bruce Power, and
Quebec Hydro - and the
Brunswick Power Commission operate the commercial facilities.
- Dr. Jeremy Whitlock's
Nuclear FAQ, answers numerous questions on the CANDU design and
- Mike Garamszeghy presents a nicely-formatted
directory of radwaste related companies, research centres, regulatory
agencies, government organizations. Topic areas include - Disposal,
Government, NGO's, Organizations, Regulatory, Research Centres, Services,
Societies, Nuclear Utilities, Search Indices, Events.
CANDU Owners Group
CANTEACH is a
non-commercial project dedicated to collecting educational and training
materials related to CANDU technology.
Canadian Nuclear Association
Canadian Nuclear Society
- Comision Nacional de Energia Atomica is the nuclear regulatory agency.
Nucleoeléctrica Argentina Sociedad Anónima (NASA) operates the two
Atucha 1 and
Nuclear Generating Stations.
is the owner and operator of the Almirante Álvaro Alberto Nuclear Power
Station, also known simply as the Angra Nuclear Power Plant, which consists of
the Angra 1 and Angra 2 plants, in operation, and Angra 3, which is pending a
governmental approval to resume construction and whose environmental impact
studies for licensing purposes are presently under preparation.
Fernando Henning - Opportunities and
Obstacles for New Nuclear Power Plants in Brazil
- Comision Federal de
Electricidad operates the two unit General Electric BWR
Laguna Verde plant.
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