PODCAST EPISODE

Simon Irish: CEO of Terrestrial Energy

The Power Hungry Podcast

Feb 22 2022 • 1 hr 16 mins


Simon Irish is the CEO of Terrestrial Energy, a Canadian company that is developing a molten-salt reactor for commercial electricity generation. Irish explains why Terrestrial is seeking initial licensing in Canada instead of the U.S., why it may be another decade before his company can deploy its first commercial reactor, and why policy support for new nuclear reactors “needs to accelerate.”