The U.S. is Helping China Build a Novel, Superior Nuclear Reactor
The Department of Energy is dusting off one of the old betamaxes of nuclear technology: The molten salt reactor… continue
Thorium Power Is the Safer Future of Nuclear Energy
There’s another kind of nuclear energy that’s been waiting in the wings for decades - and it may just demand a recalibration of our thoughts on nuclear power.… continue
New ‘Safer’ Nuclear Reactor Offers Hopes for Waste Disposal
A team from Cambridge will investigate the potential for using thorium-based fuel in a new reactor under development in the US that… continue
Nuclear Energy: The Once and Future Power Source
India, which has the world’s largest thorium deposits, and China are starting to experiment with the technology… continue
Thorium Lends a Fiery Hand
Although most of the current research is focused on its chemical characteristics, perhaps thorium's most revolutionary potential use involves its nuclear chemistry… continue
Is Thorium the Perfect Fuel?
Discusses the advantages nuclear reactors fuelled by liquid thorium salts may offer over the ones currently used to power homes and businesses… continue
Why Aren't We Using Thorium in Nuclear Reactors?
Given the possibility of a meltdown is nearly zero and the waste cannot be used to make bombs... continue
Advanced Nuclear Energy Transcends Political Climate
And, finally, there’s thorium, a fuel source best suited to run in fourth generation “liquid fuel” reactor. Thorium has much higher melting point… continue
Nuclear power looks for new ally—environmentalists
Countries like India and China have made thorium a linchpin of a long-term transition away from uranium, said Paul Genoa, director of policy development at the Nuclear Energy Institute… continue
So a technology abandoned because it could not be turned into weapons may now, in part for that very reason, be about to resurface… continue
Thorium and the Dream of Clean Nuclear Power
A new generation of scientists and nuclear engineers argue that thorium could be the key to realizing a dream… continue
Thorium type nuclear should have been developed years ago
…Thorium type nuclear, of all sizes, should have been developed years ago, and is still possible… continue
The nuke that might have been
Being plentiful and cheap, thorium is the only fuel that stands a chance of generating electricity as cheaply as burning coal. As such, it is the only fuel capable of weaning the world off the biggest single polluter of all… continue
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China Declares ”War on Pollution” and makes Thorium the Solution
The Chinese government has just expressed what it expects from its Thorium Energy Program.It wants to cut the development time from 25 years to…continue
World’s First Thorium Reactor Designed
India’s forward-thinking attitude has established the country as the leader in thorium reactor development. But can India put its long-term plan… continue
Areva and Solvay Join Forces to Thorify
They joined forces on an R&D programme focused on medium-term Thorium valorization in nuclear power, geared towards first phase of fuel development… continue
Thorium Research Center in Norway
The new government in Norway has announced a plan to establish a thorium research center. This is not because commercial production of energy based on thorium is needed in Norway.Indeed, Norway is predicting... continue
Government of India Statement on Thorium
The Government of India has made a press release called “Thorium as a Safe and Clean Energy Source”.
Thorium will be introduced on a large scale at… continue
China Announces Thorium Energy Project
The Chinese Academy of Sciences announced that it will finance the development of a programme to develop a Thorium Fuelled Molten Salt Reactor (TFMSR).
This programme will place China at the forefront… continue
Bill Gates Invest in Thorium Capable Reactor Venture
Bill Gates received a standing ovation at this year's TED Conference in Long Beach, California.
"There are some innovations in nuclear, there is modular, there is liquid…" continue
Congressman Calls for Thorium Energy
In his quest for the US to produce more responsible energy at home, Congressman Joe Sestak looked for ways to improve the energy industry.
He then began to take a closer look at thorium energy and has since… continue
Global Initiative by India
The Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh, have announced the 'Global Center for Nuclear Energy Partnership'.
President Barack Obama hailed Singh's decision by saying… continue
Former Greenpeace Director Contributes
He has taken a vehemently anti-nuclear stance throughout his career as an environmentalist and is therefore noted for his u-turn.
Meet the environmentalist Stephen Tindale… continue
A Transformative Leapfrog Move
Russ Wilcox, former CEO of E Ink and co-founder of Transatomic Power explains “A Defining Moment for Choosing his Next Venture”.
Transatomic Power is here to transform the nuclear industry… continue
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