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October 17, 2018 In the News
Terrestrial Energy's Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) has entered the second phase of a vendor design review by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).
September 6, 2018 In the News
POWER magazine: Demonstration Advances to Produce Hydrogen Using Molten Salt Reactor Nuclear Technology
Terrestrial Energy USA, a company that is developing a fourth-generation molten salt nuclear reactor, has joined forces with Southern Co. and several U.S.
September 5, 2018 In the News
Terrestrial Energy announced Wednesday it is partnering with Southern Company and several US Department of Energy laboratories to develop a “more climate-friendly process for producing industrial hydrogen” using Terrestrial Energy’s generation IV Integral Molten Salt Reactor. “The two-year research and development project will examine the efficiency, design and economics of the IMSR power plant to produce carbon-free, industrial-scale hydrogen using the hybrid sulfur process,” Terrestrial Energy said in a statement Wednesday.
July 25, 2018 In the News
What will really determine nuclear energy’s fate is whether the nuclear community can change the conversation about this technology that has proven its worth many times over.
July 24, 2018 In the News
Simon Irish saw that countries around the globe needed to build a boggling amount of clean-power projects to replace their fossil fuel infrastructure, while also providing enough energy for rising demand from China, India, and other rapidly growing countries.
July 23, 2018 In the News
New reactors could also reduce costs by being safer. Conventional reactors have a fundamental risk of meltdown, largely because they were designed to power submarines.
July 21, 2018 In the News
Terrestrial is far from alone. Dozens of nuclear startups are popping up around the country, aiming to solve the well-known problems with nuclear power — radioactive waste, meltdowns, weapons proliferation, and high costs.
July 18, 2018 In the News
Grist: Next-gen Nukes; Scores of nuclear startups are aiming to solve the problems that plague nuclear power
At a conference in 2011, Simon Irish, an investment manager in New York, met an engineer with an innovative design for a nuclear reactor cooled by molten salt.
July 11, 2018 In the News
“The Pacific Northwest seems to be a magnet for innovative and traditional nuclear power,” Dr. James Conca, a nuclear expert, recently wrote in Forbes.
May 4, 2018 In the News
Meanwhile, the DOE also announced technical voucher awards to U.S. companies selected under the DOE’s Gateway for Accelerated Innovation in Nuclear (GAIN) initiative. Included among the companies selected to receive GAIN technology development vouchers is Terrestrial Energy USA ($500,000). Terrestrial Energy USA in a May 2 news release said that it received an award for advanced nuclear instrumentation development work at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, a U.S.