7 results for month: 09/2011


Flibe Energy Announces Board of Advisors

NEWS RELEASE September 26, 2011 Board of Advisors Named For Flibe Energy Inc. Huntsville, Ala. – Flibe Energy Inc. has named six members to the Flibe Energy Board of Advisors. The board members will provide direction and guidance in the continued development and commercialization of the liquid fluoride thorium reactor or LFTR (pronounced “lifter”). Flibe Energy Inc. is the leader in development of LFTR technology, which harnesses the energy stored in thorium, the Earth's most abundant and dense natural energy source. A small handful of thorium can supply a lifetime's energy needs, a small grain silo of thorium could power North America for a ...

Flibe Energy in the UK, part 3: Weinberg Launch

Thursday, September 8th began with a media opportunity at the British Science Festival that was set up by the Weinberg Foundation. I participated on a panel of six speakers, including Baroness Worthington, discussing the results of a recent poll showing that public support for nuclear energy was still quite strong in the UK. Keep reading...

Financial Times: "New Life for Forgotten Fuel"

Financial Times: "New Life for Forgotten Fuel" I think "forgotten fuel" is probably one of the best ways I've heard thorium described...and I love the picture of the Molten-Salt Reactor Experiment.

Holding a Fluoride Salt for the First Time

On Friday, September 23, several of us from Flibe Energy traveled to Oak Ridge National Laboratory for a short meeting and a driving tour of some of the historical sites there. Keep reading...

Thorium Interview with NHPR

I was briefly interviewed today by New Hampshire Public Radio: NHPR: Too Good to be True? I think most people will be very surprised to someday discover that the answer to our energy problems was hiding in plain sight since the 1960s.

Flibe Energy in the UK, part 2: Parliamentary Question

"Can a liability be turned into an asset?" That was the essential character of the question that Baroness Bryony Worthington asked in the House of Lords on September 7th, 2011. I had the privilege of being in the House of Lords as she asked the question, and the response was very positive from both sides of the chamber. Keep reading...

Flibe Energy in the UK, part 1: DECC and AMR

"Does thorium have a role to play in generating energy for the UK?" That is the central question that brought Kirk Dorius and me to the United Kingdom as Flibe Energy to participate in the launch of the Weinberg Foundation, a new non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to the advancement of thorium and the fluid-fuelled reactor. Our trip was so full that I have struggled over the last several days to try to communicate much of it to our friends, family members, investors, and other interested parties here in the US, and the series of blog posts that I intend to write will be an attempt to tell the story through words and pictures of all that ...