The STEP project was officially launched in March 2017, and is a six-year government-industry collaboration with three distinct budget periods.
|Budget period 1 (ends October 2018) |
Detailed Facility and Equipment Design (25 months)
|Budget Period 2 (ends January 2021) |
Fabrication and Construction (27 months)
|Budget Period 3 (ends September 2022) |
Facility Operation and Testing (20 months)