Sydney, Australia and Oakville, Ontario, Canada, February 2, 2022 – ANSTO, Australia’s knowledge centre for nuclear science and technology, and Terrestrial Energy have agreed to explore ANSTO Synroc® (synthetic rock) proprietary waste treatment technology for used fuel management.
Under the agreement, ANSTO will provide technical consulting services to Terrestrial Energy for the conditioning of used reactor fuel from the operation of Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) heat and power plants in Canada, United Kingdom, United States, and other global markets.
Charlotte, NC, January 25, 2022 – Terrestrial Energy USA, Inc. has extended its testing program at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) for measurements of fuel salt properties used in the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV nuclear power plant.
Terrestrial Energy Appoints Managing Director to Spearhead Commercialization of New Nuclear Technology in the UK
Oxford, United Kingdom, January 18, 2022 – Terrestrial Energy has appointed a senior nuclear industry executive as Managing Director of UK operations as the company advances its new nuclear technology.
Michael Drury joins the company from the UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), where he led the business development function for New Build and Advanced Nuclear Technologies, including Small Modular Reactors and Advanced Modular Reactors.
The appointment comes as Terrestrial Energy moves forward with the development and commercialisation of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) Generation IV nuclear technology in the UK.
Mr Drury has extensive experience of strategy and execution at the intersection of industry and government in the nuclear industry at both NNL and previously at Nuvia.
Simon Irish, CEO of Terrestrial Energy said: “Terrestrial Energy’s North American developments are moving its Generation IV nuclear power plant towards near term deployment, and we recognize that IMSR® technology is an ideal nuclear technology innovation for the UK, especially at a time of escalating energy and power prices.
By Simon Irish
We are living in times of rapid change across the economy, while two areas stand out as changing especially quickly: tech and energy.
Rethinking Deployment Scenarios for Advanced Reactors: Scalable Nuclear Energy for Zero-Carbon Synthetic Fuels and Products
EPRI is exploring how the full potential of nuclear energy can be brought to bear on the intertwined challenges of meeting future global energy demands, maintaining or improving quality of life, and mitigating environmental degradation.
The United Nations Economic Council for Europe (UNECE) analyzed the lifecycle emissions of various generating sources and found that nuclear energy had the lowest. Life cycle assessment allows the evaluation of a product over its life cycle, and across a wide range of environmental indicators – this method was chosen to report on the environmental profiles of various technologies.
Oakville, Ontario – December 7, 2021 – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) has awarded L3Harris Technologies its 2021 Innovation Award for its work developing a simulator for Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV nuclear power plant.
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