Terrestrial Energy announced the addition of Ontario Power Generation to its Nuclear Innovation Working Group. The working group is advising Terrestrial Energy during Phase 2 of its Vendor Design Review program, which is currently in progress, and on the development and deployment of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) power plant. The group consists of leading members of the Canadian and international nuclear supply chain and industry.

The expanded group now consists of the following companies and their representatives:

  • Ontario Power Generation, Dominique Minière, President of Nuclear
  • Bruce Power, Michael Rencheck, President and CEO
  • Burns & McDonnell, Glenn Neises, Nuclear Director
  • SNC-Lavalin, EVP and Candu Energy, President and CEO, William (Bill) A. Fox III
  • Corporate Risk Associates Limited, Jasbir Sidhu, CEO
  • Kinectrics, David Harris, President and CEO
  • Laker Energy Products, Christopher Hughes, President and CEO
  • Promation, Mark Zimny, President and CEO
  • Sargent & Lundy, Michael J. Knaszak, Senior Vice President and Project Director

“We are pleased to welcome Dominique Minière and Ontario Power Generation to the Nuclear Innovation Working Group. Ontario Power Generation has decades of experience of safe and efficient nuclear power plant operation. It is an industry pioneer and is focused today on the future of nuclear power provision,” said Simon Irish, CEO of Terrestrial Energy. “Their expertise brings market-proven capabilities to our engineering, regulatory and testing programs.”

“OPG is looking to the future of nuclear generation including the transformative capabilities of Generation IV reactor systems, designed to provide reliable, carbon-free electricity,” said Dominique Minière, president of nuclear at OPG. “We are pleased to be working with Terrestrial Energy, an industry leader in Generation IV technology, to share our experience and expertise with engineering and regulatory programs, as they work towards bringing the company’s IMSR power plant technology to Canadian markets.”

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