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Ontario Power Generation joins Terrestrial Energy’s Nuclear Innovation Working Group to Support IMSR Power Plant Development

Terrestrial Energy today announced the addition of Ontario Power Generation to its Nuclear Innovation Working Group. The working group is advising Terrestrial Energy during Phase 2 of its Vendor Design Review program, which is currently in progress, and on the development and deployment of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant.

World Nuclear News

World Nuclear News: Terrestrial Energy joins Generation IV Forum

David LeBlanc, Terrestrial Energy’s president and chief technology officer, said technical collaboration through interactions with the GIF were “invaluable” to realise the global potential for the company’s MSR technology. “The GIF recognises that with nuclear innovation, we can meet the urgent global market need for clean, affordable and cost-competitive energy,” he said.

Terrestrial Energy Joins Generation IV International Forum

Terrestrial Energy has been admitted to the Generation IV International Forum (GIF), currently the only private sector company with this status.

The GIF is a multi-national program established in 2001 to support co-operative research and development of next-generation nuclear reactor technologies.

Edmonton Journal

Edmonton Journal: Fear not, new nuclear reactors can solve Canada’s climate change crises

Generation 4 nuclear reactors—including molten salt reactors now being developed by the Canadian firm Terrestrial Energy—are being designed to reduce energy poverty and push billions of the world’s poorest people towards prosperity.

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.

MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review: 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2019, by Bill Gates

“Developers of generation IV fission designs, such as Canada’s Terrestrial Energy…have entered into R&D partnerships with utilities, aiming for grid supply by the 2020s,” reads the cover story in MIT Technology Review’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies 2019 issue, curated by Bill Gates.

MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology Review: The new, safer nuclear reactors that might help stop climate change

Another generation IV variant, the molten-salt reactor, is safer than earlier designs because it can cool itself even if the system loses power completely. Canadian company Terrestrial Energy plans to build a 190 MW plant in Ontario, with its first reactors producing power before 2030 at a cost it says can compete with natural gas.

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®).

Forbes

Forbes: Salt Is A Pillar Of Our Nuclear Future

Dr. James Conca writes that Terrestrial Energy is on its way to making their innovative design, the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a reality.

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