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October 17, 2014
“Aging workforce.” Frequently tossed around in human resources discussions, this term represents a great concern for many engineering companies. Since the early 2000s, futurists and… Full Story »
September 17, 2014
As the school year begins, teachers and students across the nation will pose this question to one another. For 14 post-graduate students, the answer will… Full Story »
A Nuclear Newcomer: TerraPower and the Traveling Wave ReactorDecember 15, 2014
TerraPower CEO John Gilleland writes about TerraPower’s current work, highlighting the company’s supply chain development, materials and fuels progress, and reactor design work.
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Source: Nuclear News (subscription required)
Betting on the Need, Scientists Work on Lighter, Cleaner Nuclear EnergyDecember 15, 2014
Reporter Matt Wald takes a look at the investments national laboratories and private companies are putting into advanced nuclear reactor designs. He highlights the work TerraPower’s partners, Idaho National Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory, are doing on advanced simulations and fuel fabrication testing to move the next generation of advanced reactors forward.
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Source: The New York Times
DOE invests $13 million in advanced nuclear power reactorsOctober 31, 2014
Five R&D projects supporting advanced reactor technologies were selected to receive $13 million of cost-share funding from the U.S. Department of Energy. TerraPower contributed to one of the winning proposals lead by AREVA Federal Services. The validation study to be undertaken will advance industry-practiced computational fluid dynamics techniques. While TerraPower will not be receiving federal funds, the company is pleased to contribute work-in-kind to the project.
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