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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.

Joint Press Release

Ontario, Saskatchewan, N.B. premiers announce nuclear energy agreement

On Dec. 1, 2019, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe released the following joint statement: "Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick agreed today to work together to explore new, cutting-edge technology in nuclear power generation to provide carbon-free, affordable, reliable, and safe energy, while helping us unlock economic potential across Canada, including rural and remote regions. The three premiers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), committing to collaborate on the development and deployment of innovative, versatile and scalable nuclear reactors, known as Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), in Canada.

IMSR® Power Plant Architectural Rendering

IMSR® Power Plant Architectural Rendering

IMSR® Power Plant Illustration

A cutaway of the Integral Molten Salt Reactor and balance of plant.

Terrestrial Energy IMSR Advanced Reactor Selected by Canadian and U.S. Regulators for Joint Review

Oakville, Ontario and New York – December 4, 2019 – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) and the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) have selected Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) for the first joint technical review of an advanced, non-light water nuclear reactor technology.

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.

Singularity Hub

New Tech Is Helping Nuclear Power Make a Comeback

"Nuclear power has a lot going for it. It’s carbon-free, can produce huge amounts of power from relatively small amounts of fuel, and once plants are built, they’re heap to run," according this new article in Singularity Hub.

Third Way Issues Updated 2019 Advanced Nuclear Map

Think tank Third Way has updated its Advanced Nuclear Map for 2019, which charts the progress of advanced nuclear innovation projects across the United States and Canada and includes Terrestrial Energy. "To mitigate the most serious threats posed by climate change, we must get to net-zero carbon emissions as fast, and fairly as possible," according to Third Way, It adds that one of the most promising ways to get there is with advanced nuclear technologies.
National Clean Energy Week

Nuclear Innovation to Play Larger Role in Clean Energy

Amid rising concerns about the effects of climate change, discussions are heating up about how we can meet our world’s growing energy demands for reliable and cost-competitive energy while protecting the environment, and, critically, do this is in time frames relevant to the problem.

American Climate Perspectives Survey 2019, vol. VI

As Americans experience record-breaking heat waves, floods, and wildfires this August, solutions to climate change are advancing, and getting introduced in the U.S. Congress. But do Americans understand the connection between energy, pollution, and climate? Which energy sources do they support?

ecoAmerica’s American Climate Perspectives Survey found year-over-year shifts in awareness and attitudes on key energy sources. The results show fairly accurate understanding and support for wind and solar energies, accurate understanding and low support for oil and coal energies, misconceptions of nuclear and natural gas energies, waning support for gas, and rising support for both existing nuclear energy and new nuclear technologies.

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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®).