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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.

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.

Terrestrial Energy and NRG Start Irradiation Testing of IMSR Moderator Graphite at Petten Reactor Research Facility

OAKVILLE, ON – November 12, 2020 – Terrestrial Energy and Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group (NRG) have started a graphite irradiation testing program at NRG’s Petten Research Centre’s High Flux Reactor (HFR) in the Netherlands.

Terrestrial Energy and Argonne National Laboratory Begin Detailed Testing of Fuel Salt for IMSR Generation IV Nuclear Plant

GREENWICH, CT – November 10, 2020 – Terrestrial Energy USA and Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) have commenced detailed testing of the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) Generation IV advanced nuclear power plant fuel salt.

Terrestrial Energy Appoints Former UK Minister of Climate Change to Advisory Board

OAKVILLE, ON – October 21, 2020 – Terrestrial Energy welcomes to its Advisory Board Lord Duncan of Springbank, a Life Peer in the United Kingdom’s House of Lords.

Terrestrial Energy USA and Centrus Energy Partner on Fuel Supply for IMSR Generation IV Nuclear Plants

GREENWICH, CT and BETHESDA, MD – October 13, 2020 – Terrestrial Energy USA and Centrus Energy Corp. have signed a memorandum of understanding to secure fuel supply for a future fleet of Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plants.

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).

Xcel Energy Joins Terrestrial Energy’s Industrial Advisory Board

Oakville, Ontario – February 25, 2020 – Terrestrial Energy announced today that Xcel Energy has joined its Industrial Advisory Board. In late 2018, Xcel Energy became the first major U.S.

Terrestrial Energy Appoints the Rt. Hon. Stephen Harper, Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister, to Advisory Board

Oakville, Ontario – February 11, 2020 – Terrestrial Energy has appointed the Right Honourable Stephen Harper to the Company’s Advisory Board. Mr.

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