ThorCon US has been awarded $400,000 for cost-shared research and development for advanced nuclear technologies, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced.
Joseph Lassiter has high hopes for “new nuclear” technology, which he believes can meet the world’s urgent demand for power. But its success requires big, immediate investments from the private sector.
Milano Multiphysics supporting ThorCon, integrating computation of molten salt flows, temperatures, and fission effects.
ThorCon CEO Lars Jorgensen says “We are delighted to work with Milano Multiphysics as they advance the state of the art with leading edge simulation combining 3D computational fluid dynamics with 3D neutronics.”
ThorCon shares business strategy at Thorium Energy Alliance meeting in St Louis
ThorCon and thorium at the Indonesia Ministry of Energy
CEO Lars Jorgensen gave a presentation on ThorCon to the Indonesia Ministry of Energy on August 14 at the Indonesia Ministry of Energy. He also gave Ms Maritje Hutapea, director of new and renewable energy, a new book about molten salt reactors and thorium, important technologies used in the ThorCon liquid fission power plant being developed for Indonesia.
Lars then met with Apronuki, the Indonesian professional nuclear energy association, which will conduct a ThorCon technology assessment on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Bapeten, the nuclear energy regulator agency.
May 2016 Power Engineering Magazine