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Can Data Centers Take Control of Clean Energy?

By Simon Irish

We are living in times of rapid change across the economy, while two areas stand out as changing especially quickly: tech and energy.

Rethinking Deployment Scenarios for Advanced Reactors: Scalable Nuclear Energy for Zero-Carbon Synthetic Fuels and Products

EPRI is exploring how the full potential of nuclear energy can be brought to bear on the intertwined challenges of meeting future global energy demands, maintaining or improving quality of life, and mitigating environmental degradation.

Power Magazine

Top 10 Power Industry News Stories of 2021

In late September, Terrestrial Energy unveiled an upgraded 390-MWe design of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) power plant to meet utility requirements and boost its cost-competitiveness as part of an effort to ramp up its candidacy for deployment at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Darlington Nuclear Generating Station.

UNECE Life Cycle Assessment of Electricity Generation Options

The United Nations Economic Council for Europe (UNECE) analyzed the lifecycle emissions of various generating sources and found that nuclear energy had the lowest. Life cycle assessment allows the evaluation of a product over its life cycle, and across a wide range of environmental indicators – this method was chosen to report on the environmental profiles of various technologies.

OCNI Recognizes L3Harris with Innovation Award for Development of Terrestrial Energy IMSR Simulator

Oakville, Ontario – December 7, 2021 – The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCNI) has awarded L3Harris Technologies its 2021 Innovation Award for its work developing a simulator for Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV nuclear power plant.

Terrestrial Energy Signs Agreement for the Supply of Steam Turbines for IMSR Nuclear Power Plant

Oakville, Ontario, Canada – November 30, 2021 – Terrestrial Energy and Siemens Energy Canada have signed a contract for the manufacturing and supply of steam turbines and other balance-of-plant equipment, such as transformers, switchgear, and motor drive systems, for the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV nuclear power plant.

The IMSR® generates steam for power generation at standard utility class temperature and pressure, and from systems that are isolated from its nuclear reactor.

Terrestrial Energy Awarded US Government Grant for IMSR Development

CHARLOTTE, NC – November 24, 2021 – Terrestrial Energy USA was awarded a $3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to support licensing and commercialisation of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV nuclear power plant.

GreenBiz

Terrestrial Energy’s Simon Irish on the potential of their Integral Molten Salt Reactors

John Davies, Senior Vice President & Analyst at GreenBiz, interviewed Simon Irish, Chief Executive Officer at Terrestrial Energy, during VERGE 21 (October 25-28, 2021).
Power Magazine

Terrestrial Energy Launches 390-MW Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor Design

Terrestrial Energy has unveiled an upgraded 390-MWe design of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) power plant to meet utility requirements and boost its cost-competitiveness as part of an effort to ramp up its candidacy for deployment at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Darlington Nuclear Generating Station.

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.

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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®).