Press Releases

Terrestrial Energy Named in Bill Gates’ List of Top 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2019

This year’s top 10 list was curated by Bill Gates and includes “new-wave nuclear power,” which spans advanced fission and fusion technologies. Terrestrial Energy’s advanced fission Generation IV IMSR® technology has been cited as one of the “key players,” along with TerraPower which is developing another Generation IV technology.

Terrestrial Energy Completes Preliminary Siting Study at Chalk River Laboratories

Terrestrial Energy has completed its siting study with Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) that short-lists a number of sites suitable for a commercial power plant that uses the company’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®).

Terrestrial Energy Advances to Next Stage of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Small Modular Reactor Invitation Process

Terrestrial Energy has completed the pre-qualification stage of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories’ invitation process to site a Small Modular Reactor at a CNL-managed site. Responding to the CNL’s 2018 invitation, Terrestrial Energy presented a siting proposal to CNL for its 195 MWe Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®).

Terrestrial Energy Forms Nuclear Innovation Working Group to Support IMSR Power Plant Development

Terrestrial Energy today announced the participation of leading members of the nuclear supply chain and industry in its Nuclear Innovation Working Group. The working group will advise Terrestrial Energy during Phase 2 of its Vendor Design Review program and on the development and deployment of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®).

Terrestrial Energy Engages NRG for Materials Testing at Petten Experimental Reactor

Terrestrial Energy and NRG announced today a contract for materials testing at NRG’s High-Flux Reactor at Petten. These materials include graphite and will be used in the key components of Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant.

Terrestrial Energy to Present at Hydrogen Economy Summit at The Cleantech Forum San Francisco

Terrestrial Energy has been invited to present at the Hydrogen Economy Summit during the 17th Cleantech Forum in San Francisco on January 28. The Executive Summit will focus on three main aspects of commercializing hydrogen: sustainable production, integration into today’s electricity landscape, and its role in transportation.

Terrestrial Energy Contracts With BWXT Canada for Development of Key IMSR Power Plant Components

Terrestrial Energy announced today that it has signed on BWXT Canada Ltd. for a design services contract to support development of key components in Terrestrial Energy’s Generation IV Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant.

Canadian Government Releases Roadmap Report on Small Modular Reactors

The Canadian government now joins the United States and the United Kingdom to state the importance of Generation IV SMRs in a national energy system.

Terrestrial Energy USA Selected by U.S. DOE for an Award to Advance U.S. IMSR Pre-Licensing

The U.S. Department of Energy announced on Nov. 13 that it had selected Terrestrial Energy USA for a financial award to support the company’s pre-application activities with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

These activities will advance the licensing of the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant design in the U.S. and accelerate its deployment.

Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR Begins Final Stage of Pre-Licensing Vendor Design Review in Canada

OAKVILLE, ON – October 16, 2018 – Terrestrial Energy has achieved another major milestone in the commercialization of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant with the announcement today that the IMSR® has entered Phase 2 pre-licensing Vendor Design Review (VDR) with the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC).

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