Generation 4 IMSR Fission Technology, A Perfect Fit for Repowering Coal

By Simon Irish

By Simon Irish Despite the world’s growing awareness of the scale of climate change and the immense challenge of mitigating it, coal is still a predominant source of power, comprising 27 percent of total global primary energy consumption in 2021, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy. With its roughly 900 grams of...

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Generation 4 Fission Technology Changes Equation on Green Hydrogen

By Simon Irish

By Simon Irish There is growing excitement around the world about the potential of green hydrogen as a major energy carrier in our clean energy transition, and for good reason. A kilogram of hydrogen holds more chemical energy that any other fuel and burns cleanly. This gives hydrogen the potential to be a direct substitute...

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Where Does Terrestrial Energy’s Technology Fit into the UK’s Energy Landscape?

By Simon Irish

By Mike Drury “New nuclear” has enjoyed a good start to 2022. Breakthrough legislation on the financing of new nuclear projects has been followed by warm rhetoric from the Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, who talked about the need for the UK to “double down on new nuclear power” as “the more clean, affordable power we...

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Generation IV Designs Improve the Economics of Nuclear Power

By Simon Irish

By Simon Irish Amid rising concerns about how we can decarbonize our whole energy system to address climate challenges, we are seeing greater awareness of nuclear energy’s important role. Top energy officials from Canada, United Kingdom, United States, and other countries have affirmed that nuclear energy is an essential part of a low-carbon future. As...

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