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.
Author: John GillelandVisit Website »
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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We Need A Climate Miracle. Could ‘New Nuclear’ Provide It?September 24, 2014
Joseph Lassiter of the Harvard Business School analyzes the environmental impact of advanced nuclear designs such as TerraPower’s Traveling Wave Reactor.
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Confidence - What Does It Mean For Nuclear Waste?August 29, 2014
TerraPower’s potential to utilize spent fuel and create more efficient energy is discussed.
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Nuclear Reactor Reliability: Fast Test Proves ViableAugust 20, 2014
TerraPower partners with University of Michigan, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Idaho National Laboratory to discuss their work to advance new materials for use in nuclear reactors.
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Nuclear Energy Expert Trying to Develop Clean, Safe TechnologyAugust 12, 2014
Ning Li of the Xiamen University School of Energy Research discusses the possibility for clean, safe, competitive energy using TerraPower’s technology as a proof point.
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Source: Texas Tech Today
Bill Gates’ Reactor Company Looks to ChinaAugust 08, 2014
Emily Meredith analyzes TerraPower’s business model, technology approach and outlook for the future.
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Source: Nuclear Intelligence Weekly (subscription required)
Startup Nuclear Energy Companies Augur Safer, Cheaper Atomic PowerJuly 03, 2014
A number of nuclear startup companies, including TerraPower, are designing innovative reactor designs to create safer, cheaper nuclear power.
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The Promise of Modular ReactorsJune 26, 2014
Industry efforts to design and develop small modular reactors are growing, while similar designs like the traveling wave reactor continue to make waves in the market.
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The Nuclear OptionJune 25, 2014
Reporter Celeste LeCompte discusses the role of nuclear energy in the global energy mix in light of its advantages related to climate sensitivities, highlighting TerraPower as a company with a prominent role in the industry’s future.
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Source: Climate Confidential
Uranium Metal Fuel Designs Advance, Say TerraPower, LightbridgeJune 12, 2014
Platts NuclearFuel editor Bill Freebairn discusses the inherent safety features of TerraPower’s fuel design.
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Source: Platts Nucleonics Week (subscription required)
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