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Terrestrial Energy Celebrates 100th Addition to Ontario Team

Oakville-based headquarters continues its expansion with additional Ontario-based hires

Oakville, ON – August 24, 2021 – Terrestrial Energy Inc. today announced its 100th hire at its Oakville, Ontario headquarters where the company is developing its proprietary Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Small Modular Reactor (SMR) power plant design that uses next-generation Generation IV reactor technology.

Wired

Wired: Next-Gen Nuclear Is Coming—If Society Wants It

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.
Mother Jones

Mother Jones: Safer, Cleaner Nuclear Energy—If We Want It

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.
Salon

Salon: Next-gen nuclear is coming, if we want it

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.
Grist

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.

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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®).