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IEA to Canadian government: Step up support for nuclear
The International Energy Agency’s newly published in-depth review of Canada’s energy policies, the first since 2015, urges the nation’s government to take more action in support of nuclear energy.
The 261-page report, Canada 2022 Energy Policy Review, released on January 13, features a 17-page section devoted to nuclear that includes four specific recommendations for Canada’s federal government:
L. C. De Giorgi, M. De Salve, B. Panella
Transactions | Volume 106 | Number 1 | June 2012 | Pages 622-625
Operations and Power | Advanced Reactors