Nuclear, Reactors

Energy Alberta Corporation to site its nuclear power plant near Peace River, Alberta

Energy Alberta Corporation has announced that it has filed an application for a license to prepare site with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission.

The application is for setting up to two twin-unit ACR-1000; Advanced CANDU Reactors. Energy Alberta will initially build one twin-unit ACR-1000 that will ultimately produce a total net 2,200 MW of electricity with a targeted in-service date of early 2017.

The site that has been chosen is on private land adjacent to Lac Cardinal, approximately 30 km west of the town of Peace River, Alberta.