Alberta invests $600K in nuclear study, Smith targets 2035 development

‘We’re probably in the first or second inning,’ Alberta’s utilities minister said of SMR development in the province

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Alberta is hoping fellow provinces can help expedite the arrival of nuclear power to the province — though that target is likely about a decade away, Premier Danielle Smith said Tuesday.

The province remains a distance away from deploying its first small modular reactor (SMR) as Alberta continues to develop its framework for the private sector and watches Ontario bring its first reactor to market later this decade, Smith said.

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