The Guardian in the UK is reporting that India has started the process of building the world’s newest thorium fueled prototype nuclear power plant.  As prototypes go, this is a big one with a proposed rating at 300MW or about 30% of a customary 1GW uranium fueled station.  This commitment deserves congratulations.  Finally thorium has […]

The first firm we’ll look at is Flibe Energy, a new company that will develop small modular reactors based on liquid-fluoride thorium reactor (LFTR) technology.  Flibe Energy is a new company founded by Kirk Sorensen who was (is still?) chief nuclear technologist at Teledyne Brown.  The second is Thorenco LLC, founded by Charles S. Holden […]