• Affordable

    Thorium is one of the most energy-dense elements found in nature spread over all the continents in large quantities. Abundant and efficient, can Thorium offer an affordable energy source?

  • Safe

    Are there safe methods of using Thorium with no risk of meltdowns or explosions? Can Thorium also be proliferation resistant?

  • Proven

    Research into the use of Thorium started in the 1960’s in the US government's atomic lab. Was it already then proven as a superior fuel?

  • Clean

    Reactors fuelled by Thorium create zero-emission energy. Is a drastic waste reduction in both amount and lifetime enough?

  • Sustainable

    If affordable, safe and clean, does Thorium offer a sustainable solution to the world’s energy problem?

  • Conference

    The best and brightest speakers in the field in world class locations – where will the next ThEC be held?

  • Thorium Energy
  • Let's power the world with Thorium Energy

Final Registration Open – ThEC15

Final registration to ThEC15 is now open. Final registration is to be made through the link provided on the conference website followed by payment of the conference fee according to instructions. Conference registration will be confirmed after receipt of registration fee.

What is Anushakti Nagar?

Anu Shakti means atomic power in many Sanskrit-based Indian languages. Nagar means town or city. Hence the name Anushakti Nagar, Atomic Power City, the residential town for the employees of Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India.

A palm lined boulevard in the Atomic Power City.

How many Thorium m&m's do you Consume?

Rusty Towell, a professor in Physics at ACU, presents the benefits of the LFTR (Molten Salt Reactor) in a recent TEDx speech.
He starts by using a comparison to m&m's to describe the...

Seminar – Can Thorium Reactors Produce Electricity Efficiently?

What are the opportunities for future thorium-based power generation? This question will be discussed in a seminar organized by the famous Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

The Organic Farmer’s Solution: add some Thorium

If you have had the pleasure to meet Trevor Blench, surely you would agree that the words 'kind' and 'humble' describe him best. He speaks with a calm voice, is very thoughtful, and glows a certain joy for life that is truly extraordinary.

Third Announcement - New Dates - ThEC15 in Mumbai

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) in association with International Thorium Energy Organisation (IThEO) and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) proudly announces the international Thorium Energy Conference - ThEC15 under the aegis of Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI) in Mumbai, India during October 12-15, 2015.

New dates for ThEC15 in Mumbai: 12-15 October, 2015

For a very special reason we are able to...

Europe has a Thorium MSR Project - SAMOFAR

TU-Delft, host to a symposium on the perspectives of Thorium in the Molten Salt Reactor in Deft today, presented the European Thorium MSR Project - SAMOFAR - due to start in August 2015.

This announcement is clear sign of European interest in Thorium MSRs. It cannot be seen as a national program like the ones in China and India but is a good start and hopefully will lead to a host nation within EU stepping in as a major actor.

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Indian Molten Salt Breeder Reactor (IMSBR) Initiated

India has both the world’s largest thorium reserves and program to utilize it. The program is famously divided into three stages of which the ‘ready to be built’ Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR) is the beginning of the third stage.

In the newly published Thorium Energy Report (ThoriumEnergyReport.org) India reported that it has initiated studies on a conceptual design of the Indian Molten Salt Breeder Reactor (IMBSR).

Thorium In a Nutshell

Kurzgesagt is German for “in a nutshell” and the name of a group who makes science storytelling beautiful.
Their latest video gives you 3 reasons why we should continue using nuclear energy:

1 Saves lives: best energy source in energy per deaths.

2 Reduces CO2: 64 giga tonnes less CO2 because of nuclear.

3 New technologies: Thorium Reactors could maybe solve the problems altogether.