CleanTech Canada: Terrestrial Energy advances plan to bring molten salt nuclear reactor to market
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The American wing of Ontario-based Terrestrial Energy Inc. is pushing forward with plans to commercialize a next-generation nuclear reactor in the U.S.
As part of the pre-application process, the company announced Jan. 24 it has informed the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USNRC) it plans to apply to license a small modular nuclear reactor in the U.S. within the next few years.
Mirroring a similar move in Canada last year, when Terrestrial began engaging with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission on its reactor design, the company said it will begin working with the U.S. nuclear watchdog to develop a licensing framework for its technology this year.