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Thorium can give Humanity Clean and Pollution Free Energy

It starts by going back to the beginning of the universe. 14 billion years ago, big bang and the formation of everything. And everything was just hydrogen, helium and a little bit of some other stuff, the stars and galaxies started to form and they were like factories for creating new elements… So starts Kirk Sorensen's TEDxColorado Springs talk.

A Modular Thorium Reactor - ThorCon MSR

Martingale reveals a bold approach to solving the global issues of poverty, pollution, energy security, and climate. Today Martingale is announcing its ThorCon liquid-fuel nuclear reactor design for cheap, reliable, CO2-free electricity.

Terrestrial Energy and ORNL Collaboration

The Canadian company Terrestrial Energy Inc. has announced that it has entered into an initial collaboration with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, TN, USA. This includes work that is part of Terrestrial Energy's program to advance its Integral Molten Salt Reactor to the engineering blueprint stage, expected in late 2016.

Do you want to Work with Thorium Energy Development in India?

Do you want to work for the Government of India in frontier areas such as design and development of Thorium Energy reactors? Now is the time to apply online for the Training School at BARC.

Greatest Hits: Asgard’s Fire

The Economist’s article, "Asgard’s Fire; Thorium, an element named after the Norse god of thunder, may soon contribute to the world’s electricity supply", made it into the list as one of the most-clicked science and technology article in 2014.

Back to the Future - Advanced Nuclear Energy and the Battle Against Climate Change

To clear their heads after long days and nights of reviewing neutron transport, the mathematics behind thermohydraulics, and other such subjects, they browsed through the crinkled pages of journals from the first days of their industry — the glory days…

Announcing the Thorium Energy Conference 2015 - ThEC15 in Mumbai, India




To secure a place at the conference, we advise you to register as soon as possible. Early registrants also benefit from a discounted conference fee. Register here...

The UK Could be onto Something

They were the first to split the atom, and opened the world's first commercial reactor at Calder Hall in 1956. Now, there is a renewed interest in civil nuclear research, based on new generation reactor designs. With a lack of vested interests and a principle-based regulatory the UK has an opportunity to innovate in thorium based nuclear energy.

Live Presentation: On Thorium for Sustainable Nuclear Energy

An excellent opportunity to learn more about the Indian Thorium Energy Program is given as Srikumar Banerjee, who is the former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India, gives a live streamed presentation at TEDxCERN on the 24th of September titled 'On Thorium for Sustainable Nuclear Energy'.

Which One is the By-product: Thorium or Rare Earths?

India, the world leader in Thorium Energy development, and Japan, a high-tech products manufacturer, are now working together to separate Rare Earth Elements (REE) from India’s vast thorium reserves. This can become an important game changer in REE mining industry, where thorium has always been considered as the unfavorable by-product. The collaboration between India and Japan shows that Thorium Energy and high-tech products manufacturing can be sourced from the same ore.