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Advanced Reactors: Turning the Corner

A common misconception about advanced nuclear technologies is that they are largely conceptual and will not be commercialized in time to contribute to meeting near-term climate goals.

Terrestrial Energy and ENGIE Laborelec to Advance Development of IMSR, a Small Modular Reactor Power Plant That Uses Molten Salt Technology

Terrestrial Energy has contracted with ENGIE Laborelec in Belgium for technical services. This contract is part of Terrestrial Energy’s nuclear fuel salt qualification program for the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV nuclear power plant.

ENGIE Laborelec will perform confirmatory electrochemical and thermophysical measurements as well as confirmatory corrosion testing.

Terrestrial Energy Announces Engineering and Construction Services Agreement with Aecon Supporting Integral Molten Salt Reactor Power Plant Development

Oakville, Ontario, Canada – April 1, 2021 – Terrestrial Energy has signed an engineering and construction services agreement with Aecon Group Inc.

Terrestrial Energy Adds KSB to Approved Suppliers List for Primary Salt Pump

Frankenthal, Germany and Oakville, Ontario, Canada – March 17, 2021 – Terrestrial Energy has awarded KSB Pumps a supply contract to develop and manufacture primary pumps for use in the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®), a Generation IV advanced nuclear power plant.

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.

Federal government invests in small nuclear reactors to help it meet net-zero 2050 target

The federal government says it's investing $20 million in the nuclear industry to help Canada meet its target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

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.

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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®).