ABOUT

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CANDU OWNERS GROUP (COG)

655 Bay Street, 17th Floor
Toronto, ON 
M5G 2K4 Canada
Phone: 1-416-595-1888
Fax: 1-416-595-1022
Email: cog@candu.org

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CANDU OWNERS GROUP

WHO WE ARE

The CANDU Owners Group (COG) is a private, not-for-profit corporation funded voluntarily by CANDU operating utilities worldwide, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and supplier participants. COG is a trusted nuclear industry leader comprised of highly-skilled employees with extensive experience in many facets of CANDU nuclear technology. 

COG’s vision is CANDU excellence through collaboration. To achieve its vision, COG and its members work together with suppliers and other stakeholders to solve the industry’s most challenging technical problems, share operating experience and work toward regulatory acceptance through collaboration to enhance safety and reliability, strengthen human performance, reduce environmental impacts and reduce costs.

WHAT WE DO

Joint Projects and Services (JP) develops solutions to problems and issues shared by two or more COG members through shared resources. Research and Development (R&D) is a mechanism for Members to share the risks, costs and the rewards of R&D projects in six program areas. Information Exchange leverages experience across the industry and among CANDU utilities to share experience and best practices. Nuclear Safety and Environmental Affairs (NSEA) facilitates industry alignment on industry and regulatory standards.​ COG meets the needs of an evolving industry, enhances Member value and engages international members.


​Excellence through​ collaborati​on​​​​

OUR MEMBERS

Our members COG is comprised of Canadian and international nuclear utilities.

Canadian members:
International members:

* Hydro-Québec rejoined COG as a participant in the Information Exchange program in 2016.
* Nuclear Waste Management Organization (NWMO)​ joined COG as a NSEA participant in June 2017.

OUR SUPPLIER PARTICIPANTS 
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COG has a Supplier Participant (SP) program, which provides opportunities for information exchange, training and interaction between operators and SPs to strengthen common understanding of expectations, issues and opportunities.

As of April 2017, there were 18 SP members.
OUR PARTNERS

COG also has several partnership agreements with industry partners as well as strong working relationships with others.



​Stakeholder partners include: