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Terrestrial Energy IMSR Shows Value of Versatility

By Simon Irish

We focus a lot of attention on electrification and decarbonizing the electric grid, but it is only one piece of the decarbonization challenge.

Terrestrial Energy Completes Safeguards Work at Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Oakville, Ontario, Canada – August 31, 2022 –Terrestrial Energy has completed an evaluation of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor’s (IMSR®) nuclear material safeguards in collaboration with the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) with support from CNL’s Canadian Nuclear Research Initiative (CNRI).

“Safeguards” is an international regulatory framework administered in Canada by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and is verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) under international treaty arrangements.

Nuclear Newswire

The coal-to-nuclear conversion: Are Gen IV reactors the answer?

In the ongoing quest to mitigate the effects of climate change, new technology can create new solutions. Even today, however, coal is still a main source of power around the globe, often out of necessity.

Terrestrial Energy Signs Agreement to Advance IMSR Deployment in Western Canada

Signed MOU supports job creation and small modular reactor development in Alberta, focuses on reducing emissions in the oil and gas, and petrochemical industries

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada – August 11, 2022 – Terrestrial Energy, an industry-leading nuclear technology company, and Invest Alberta, the Government of Alberta’s crown corporation promoting high-value investments, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support commercialisation of Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) Generation IV small modular reactor (SMR) plant in Western Canada.

Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR® plant has unique potential to supply the heat and power (cogeneration) needs of many industrial activities, including those in the Alberta oil and gas, and petrochemical sectors.

Generation 4 IMSR Fission Technology, A Perfect Fit for Repowering Coal

By Simon Irish

Despite the world’s growing awareness of the scale of climate change and the immense challenge of mitigating it, coal is still a predominant source of power, comprising 27 percent of total global primary energy consumption in 2021, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy.

With its roughly 900 grams of CO2-equivalent per kilowatt-hour (gCO2/kWh) life cycle emissions, it is one of the most emissions-intensive forms of electricity generation.

Terrestrial Energy and DL E&C Sign MOU to Drive IMSR Cogeneration Plant Deployment

Agreement aims to accelerate deployment of IMSR® Generation IV nuclear plants for industrial, chemical and petrochemical applications

Oakville, Ontario, July 19, 2022 – Terrestrial Energy and DL E&C have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to cooperate in the development and accelerated deployment of the IMSR® cogeneration plant in the industrial sector.

DL E&C is a recognized leading global engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contractor and a Korean pioneer into global markets with a long track record of successful international projects.

KBR and Terrestrial Energy Agree to Collaborate on the Application of Zero-Emissions Thermal Energy for Green Hydrogen and Ammonia Production

Oxford, United Kingdom, June 9, 2022 – Terrestrial Energy announced today that it has signed an agreement with KBR to investigate the application of zero-emission thermal energy for hydrogen and ammonia production.

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US and Canadian Regulators Complete Joint Technical Review of IMSR

Oakville, ON, and Charlotte, NC, June 7, 2022 – Terrestrial Energy announced today that the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the U.S.

Terrestrial Energy Hosts Generation IV International Forum Meeting

Oakville, Ontario, May 5, 2022 – Terrestrial Energy hosted the 32nd GIF Molten Salt Reactor steering committee meeting at its Oakville, Canada office on May 3-5, 2022.

Terrestrial Energy Joins Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association

Charlotte, N.C. – April 26, 2022 – Terrestrial Energy USA, a leading developer of Generation IV fission technology, has joined the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Energy Association (FCHEA), the national industry association for the fast growing fuel cell and hydrogen sectors.

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