Speaking Engagements – March 29 on Nuclear Power in Light of Japan, April 9 to Wind Concerns Meaford

March 29, Enercom Conference, presentation “Where is Nuclear Now? Global Events and Implications for the Canadian Nuclear Industry”, description of the event April 9, Wind Concerns Meaford, description of the event, additional notice, advance news coverage. Here is a good summary of the presentations and the event published in the Owen Sound Sun times

TV Appearances – CBC (March 14/15)

Power and Politics (March 14) discussing the quality of information coming from Japan, assurances to Canadians from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, the challenge of doing integrated safety assessment, and potential oversights in reactor safety thinking in Canada. The other guest is Linda Keen, former president Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission. The Lang & O’Leary Exchange …

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Tokyo Electric Power Corp.’s Remarkable Smart Grid Achievement

To put the Japanese nuclear crisis in context, consider how amazingly technically competent the Japanese are with other aspects of their power system. Japanese electricity consumers pay some of the highest prices in the world for service. In return, Japanese utilities provide unparalleled service. One element of the energy infrastructure in Japan that survived the …

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