The Province of Ontario has contributed $3 million to support the development of CERL and to help UOIT develop its capacity in hydrogen technology research. CERL houses externally funded research projects valued at more than $5.5 million including $1.78 million from the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation, and $485,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, among others.
UOIT is leading a consortium of more than 30 researchers representing eight universities across Ontario and internationally that is developing a copper-chlorine cycle for producing hydrogen from nuclear energy.
CERL's partners include:
- Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL; Chalk River, Ontario);
- Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne, Illinois, USA);
- McMaster University;
- University of Guelph;
- University of Toronto:
- University of Waterloo; and
- University of Western Ontario.
Research conducted at CERL is made possible through generous industry partner funding provided by: