Formal licence review begins for Canadian SMR

Global First Power Ltd’s (GFP) application for a licence to prepare a site for a small modular reactor (SMR) at Chalk River in Ontario has moved to the technical review phase of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) licensing process. GFP plans to build and operate a Micro Modular Reactor (MMR) unit by 2026.

Canadian design review for StarCore HTGR

Canadian reactor designer StarCore Nuclear has applied to the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) to begin the vendor design review process for its Generation IV high temperature gas reactor (HTGR).