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Introduction to CANDU
Introduction to CANDU
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CANTEACH Partners, through the Partners' Agreement, agree to develop an share a comprehensive set of education and training documents describing the various aspects of CANDU power plant technology. These documents are collected on this website. We thank the following organizations for sponsoring the CANTEACH Project:
CANTEACH Funding and Contributing Partners
Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. is a global nuclear technology and engineering company that designed and developed the CANDU nuclear power reactor.
CANDU Owners Group is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing programs for cooperation, mutual assistance and exchange of information for the successful support, development, operation, maintenance and economics of CANDU technology. COG also provides administration and web support for CANTEACH.
CANTEACH Contributing Partners
Bruce Power is a partnership among British Energy, Cameco Corporation, Power Workers' Union and The Society of Energy Professionals, and Ontario's largest independent electricity generator.
New Brunswick Power is the largest electric utility in Atlantic Canada that operates one of the world's most diverse generating systems. It produces economic and dependable electricity at its hydro, coal, oil, nuclear, Orimulsion and diesel powered facilities.
Ontario Power Generation is an Ontario based company, whose principal business is the generation and sale of electricity to customers in Ontario and to interconnected markets.
Canadian Nuclear Society is a federal, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to the exchange of information in the field of applied nuclear science and technology.
Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission is an independent agency of the Government of Canada tha regulates nuclear power plants, nuclear research facilities, and numerous other uses of nuclear material.
École Polytechnique de Montreal is recognized as a national leader in engineering education and research. For more than 125 years, Polytechnique is a pioneer in the training of French-speaking engineers in America. It is also one of the largest of the 33 Canadian engineering schools. While administered by its own board of directors, École Polytechnique is affiliated with the Université de Montréal.
Created in 1944 by the Québec government, its only shareholder, Hydro-Québec supplies electricity to over 3.5 million Québec customers. The company also does business with dozens of power companies in northeastern North America and participates in energy-related infrastructure projects on several continents.
The University, through its continued dedication to innovative education and ground-breaking research, has earned its reputation as one of the leading post-secondary institutions in Canada.
Royal Military College is a military university. It exists to educate and train future leaders for the Canadian Forces. In fulfilling this role the College provides a university education unique in Canada, and perhaps in the world today.
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Canada's newest university, located in Oshawa, Ontario, that is now preparing for its first intake of students in September 2003.
University of New Brunswick is a comprehensive, multi-campus institution located in Eastern Canada. Founded in 1785, UNB offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 60 disciplines and continuing education in a variety of fields.
U of T
University of Toronto. Founded in 1827 by British Royal Charter, U of T is the largest university in Canada, and one of the largest in North America with more that 50,000 students.