Updates

Where Does Terrestrial Energy’s Technology Fit into the UK’s Energy Landscape?

“New nuclear” has enjoyed a good start to 2022.

Breakthrough legislation on the financing of new nuclear projects has been followed by warm rhetoric from the Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, who talked about the need for the UK to “double down on new nuclear power” as “the more clean, affordable power we generate in the UK, the less dependent we’ll be on imports.”

Can Data Centers Take Control of Clean Energy?

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.

Terrestrial Energy Awarded US Government Grant for IMSR Development

CHARLOTTE, NC – November 24, 2021 – Terrestrial Energy USA was awarded a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support licensing and commercialisation of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV nuclear power plant.

Nuclear Energy Is Back. Now, Let’s See Canada’s Offer

By Simon Irish

There was some familiarity in the cycle of hope and disappointment we have grown used to at the UN climate meetings known as COP, but one thing was very different at COP26 in Glasgow – nuclear energy finally took its seat at the table.

Nuclear energy’s presence at COP26 came as a double whammy.

Terrestrial Energy Announces Upgraded IMSR400 Generation IV Nuclear Power Plant

Oakville, ON – September 14, 2021 – Terrestrial Energy today announced its upgraded Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) nuclear power plant design – the IMSR®400 – a facility with a net 390 MW of electric generation capacity for grid supply from twin reactors and generators.

The Future of SMRs Is All About the “R”

By Simon Irish

A lot of people are speculating about the potential role of small modular reactors, known in the nuclear industry by the acronym “SMRs.” These new reactor designs promise to deliver a clean and reliable alternative to fossil fuels – but the discussion typically focuses on the “S” and the “M,” as if those features represent the true innovation.

Terrestrial Energy, Westinghouse and UK National Nuclear Laboratory Sign Agreement for IMSR Nuclear Fuel Supply

Preston, United Kingdom and Oakville, Ontario – August 17, 2021 – Westinghouse, the UK National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), and Terrestrial Energy have signed an agreement for nuclear fuel development and supply.

Third Way - Advanced Nuclear Energy

Advanced Reactors: Turning the Corner

A common misconception about advanced nuclear technologies is that they are largely conceptual and will not be commercialized in time to contribute to meeting near-term climate goals.

Atomic Heat in Small Packages Give Big Industry a Climate Option

Small modular reactors are drawing the attention of policy makers across the U.S. and Europe because of their versatility. They can deliver a steady flow of energy both in the form of heat and electricity.

Terrestrial Energy Opens Charlotte Office to Lead IMSR Generation IV Nuclear Plant Commercialization

CHARLOTTE, NC – November 18, 2020 – Terrestrial Energy USA has opened its new headquarters office in Charlotte, North Carolina as it continues with commercial development of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant.

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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®).