Updates

Generation 4 Fission Technology Changes Equation on Green Hydrogen Production

By Simon Irish

There is growing excitement around the world about the potential of green hydrogen as a major energy carrier in our clean energy transition, and for good reason.

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.”

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.

Terrestrial Energy IMSR Supplier Forum Hosted by Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries

Oakville, Ontario – May 28, 2020 – Terrestrial Energy executives discussed plans for developing the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant and opportunities for suppliers on a May 26 webcast hosted by the Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI).

Frazer-Nash to Support Terrestrial Energy with Nuclear Graphite Moderator Construction

OAKVILLE, ON – November 26, 2019 – Frazer-Nash Consultancy (Frazer-Nash) and Terrestrial Energy have signed a contract for engineering services related to the fabrication of the graphite moderator, a key component in Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV advanced nuclear power plant.

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®).

L3 MAPPS to Support Terrestrial Energy with Advanced Reactor Technology Development

L3 MAPPS and Terrestrial Energy announced today that they have signed an agreement to develop real-time simulation for Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV advanced nuclear power plant.

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