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Our Mission: Unparalleled Safety Amongst Power Generation Technologies

Molten Salt Reactors (MSRs) have numerous safety advantages over conventional Light Water Reactors (LWRs).

But the safety of MSRs is actually far greater than even these facts suggest. Contrary to the impression created by a few justifiably concening accidents involving LWRs, even older generations of nuclear power plants have a dramatically better safety record than other power production technologies.

Annual deaths per TWh* produced
Technology Deaths/TWh % of US Electricity
Coal 161 39%
Oil 36 1%
Biofuel/Biomass 12 1.7%
Natural Gas 4 27%
Hydro 1.4 6%
Solar 0.83 0.4%
Wind 0.15 4.4%
Nuclear 0.04 20%
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