energy

China’s 2 Megawatt Molten-salt Thorium Nuclear Reactor Has Start up Approval

Posted in Hardware, Science on 26th Aug, 2022
by Alex Muller

Construction of the 2 Megawatt TMSR-LF1 reactor began in September 2018 and was reportedly completed in August 2021. The prototype was scheduled to be completed in 2024, but work was accelerated.

NASA Pursues Nuclear Option For Providing Power On The Moon

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

"The Fission Surface Power project is a very achievable first step toward the United States establishing nuclear power on the Moon," said Idaho National Laboratory Director John Wagner.

US and Canada Nuclear Regulators Complete Technical Review of Molten Salt Reactor

Posted in Hardware, Science on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR is a 4th generation reactor that uses molten salt as both fuel and coolant, with integrated components, that can supply heat directly to industrial facilities or use it to generate electrical power.

The NDB team on its revolutionary nano-diamond batteries

Posted in Hardware, Interviews, Science on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Nano diamond batteries: each one generates its own power for decades, even millennia, using recycled nuclear waste safely packaged in crash-proof, tamper-proof diamond.

Interview - How to succeed in clean energy; an interview with Clean Energy Venture Group

Posted in Business, Hardware, Interviews on 2nd May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Clean Energy Venture Group has invested in 39 companies since its start in 2005, and those companies have earned more than $500 million in follow-on investments from large venture capital firms and major energy companies.