An application has been filed for nuclear plants near Peace River Alberta. Projected completion 2017.
Energy Alberta, which teamed with state-owned Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd, said it would first build one twin-unit reactor that could produce 2,200 megawatts of electricity by early 2017.
I have had several articles discussing the oilsands and using nuclear power with it.
The Oildrum reviews Toe to Heel Air injection, which is a potentially very good technique for recovering heavy oil It could recover 70-80% of the oil traditional instead of 20-50%.
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