February 16, 2017
Michael McAuliffe and Steven Dolley offer an update on the advanced reactor development industry and the potential economic benefits of such technology. Notably, they highlight TerraPower’s progress on the traveling wave reactor design.
Source: Platts Nucleonics Week (subscription required)Visit Website
January 11, 2017
Miles O’Brien’s PBS documentary looks at how the next generation of nuclear reactors is bringing hope and addressing concerns. One segment takes a close look at the investment and startup of TerraPower, including an interview with TerraPower Vice Chairman Nathan Myhrvold, who offers an overview of the company’s technology design.
Source: PBS NOVAVisit Website
January 11, 2017
An interview on his PBS documentary, The Nuclear Option, filmmaker Miles O’Brien mentions TerraPower’s work on the traveling wave reactor in the context of the advanced reactor industry.
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January 04, 2017
Elisabeth Eaves discusses the advanced reactor industry in North America, including an interview with TerraPower’s Kevan Weaver. Notably, Kevan discusses TerraPower’s commitment to and progress towards commercialization for both the traveling wave reactor design and the molten chloride fast reactor design.
Source: Bulletin of the Atomic ScientistsVisit Website
December 06, 2016
In early December, TerraPower named SPX FLOW Inc. as a supply partner. SPX FLOW will provide the primary sodium pumps for TerraPower’s work on their traveling wave reactor (TWR) design. TerraPower President Chris Levesque lauded the partnership.
Source: Pumps & SystemsVisit Website
November 07, 2016
Dan Yurman describes how new nuclear reactor companies must remain innovate to create commercialized technologies. Notably, he mentions TerraPower as one of the companies that is developing its own roadmap for success in the advanced reactor field.
Source: Neutron BytesVisit Website