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Federal government invests in small nuclear reactors to help it meet net-zero 2050 target

The federal government says it's investing $20 million in the nuclear industry to help Canada meet its target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Power Magazine

In Boost to Canada’s Nuclear Roadmap, OPG Advances Work with Three SMR Developers

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) took another step to bolster plans to deploy small modular reactors (SMRs) in Ontario, announcing it is advancing engineering and design work with three major advanced nuclear reactor developers: GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH), Terrestrial Energy, and X-energy.
Ontario Power Generation

OPG paving the way for Small Modular Reactor deployment

Ontario Power Generation (OPG) is advancing engineering and design work with three grid-scale Small Modular Reactor (SMR) developers including Terrestrial Energy.
GreenBiz

9 Canadian startups tackling the climate crisis

Ever wonder what Canada’s previous Prime Minister Stephen Harper is doing these days? Wonder no more: News recently broke that Harper has been appointed to the advisory board for Terrestrial Energy, a nuclear energy company in Ontario working on advanced nuclear reactors.

Minister Seamus O’Regan Delivers CNA 2020 Conference Keynote Address

Canadian Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O’Regan delivered a powerful keynote address at the Canadian Nuclear Association annual conference in Ottawa on February 27, 2020.

Minister O’Regan concluded his remarks by saying: “This is real. This is our mission. This is one of the rooms that can do it. And we are the country that can do it. Canada will lead. I believe that.”

Joint Press Release

Ontario, Saskatchewan, N.B. premiers announce nuclear energy agreement

On Dec. 1, 2019, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe released the following joint statement: "Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick agreed today to work together to explore new, cutting-edge technology in nuclear power generation to provide carbon-free, affordable, reliable, and safe energy, while helping us unlock economic potential across Canada, including rural and remote regions. The three premiers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), committing to collaborate on the development and deployment of innovative, versatile and scalable nuclear reactors, known as Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), in Canada.
Singularity Hub

New Tech Is Helping Nuclear Power Make a Comeback

"Nuclear power has a lot going for it. It’s carbon-free, can produce huge amounts of power from relatively small amounts of fuel, and once plants are built, they’re heap to run," according this new article in Singularity Hub.

Third Way Issues Updated 2019 Advanced Nuclear Map

Think tank Third Way has updated its Advanced Nuclear Map for 2019, which charts the progress of advanced nuclear innovation projects across the United States and Canada and includes Terrestrial Energy. "To mitigate the most serious threats posed by climate change, we must get to net-zero carbon emissions as fast, and fairly as possible," according to Third Way, It adds that one of the most promising ways to get there is with advanced nuclear technologies.
National Clean Energy Week

Nuclear Innovation to Play Larger Role in Clean Energy

Amid rising concerns about the effects of climate change, discussions are heating up about how we can meet our world’s growing energy demands for reliable and cost-competitive energy while protecting the environment, and, critically, do this is in time frames relevant to the problem.
Canadian National Laboratories website

Technology developers advance in CNL’s process to site a small modular reactor

Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL), Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization, is pleased to provide an update regarding the organization’s invitation to site a small modular reactor (SMR) demonstration unit at one of their managed campuses.

Learn More About Terrestrial Energy

Terrestrial Energy is an industry-leading technology company committed to delivering reliable, emission-free, and cost-competitive nuclear energy with a truly innovative advanced reactor design, the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®).