Still Plugging New Nuclear Power Tech Post-FukushimaNovember 20, 2011
CNET’s Martin LaMonica features TerraPower as a proof-point in his discussion of the nuclear industry’s post-Fukushima resilience. Martin attended the MIT Energy Finance Forum, at which TerraPower’s Tyler Ellis presented alongside NuScale and others.
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Next-Gen NukesOctober 25, 2011
Nathan Myhrvold discusses TerraPower and nuclear energy for MSNBC.com’s “Future of Technology” series. He focuses on why nuclear is still a viable option following the Fukushima disaster, and the role of intellectual property in a large project like TerraPower’s traveling wave reactor.
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Nathan Myhrvold Wants You to Embrace Nuclear PowerOctober 20, 2011
Via video, Nathan Myhrvold spoke about the future of nuclear energy as part of an event at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C. The event was a discussion about our future energy sources – which alternative energy sources will viably compete with fossil fuels.
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Has Bill Gates Come Up With a Safe, Clean Way to Harness Nuclear Power?September 30, 2011
For The Independent newspaper in the U.K., Mark Piesing talks about TerraPower’s technology, the status of the traveling wave project and its viability.
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Source: The Independent
Building a More Efficient Nuclear Fission ReactorAugust 29, 2011
Sander Olson from the blog NextBigFuture interviews Robert Petroski, a member of the technical team. They discuss TerraPower, the TWR technology, and its potential role in the future of energy.
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Don’t Count Out Nuclear Just YetAugust 16, 2011
John Gilleland is quoted in Richard Martin’s frank, but encouraging, examination of the effect of Fukushima on the nuclear industry for Fortune Magazine.
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Advanced Reactor Gets Closer to RealityJuly 27, 2011
Kevin Bullis provides a solid update on TerraPower’s progress, highlighting the design advancements that make the reactor more practical and efficient. The article follows the 2009 article, “10 Emerging Technologies - TR10: Traveling-Wave Reactor.”
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Source: MIT Technology Review
Good News About Small Modular ReactorsJuly 11, 2011
Prominent blogger Dan Yurman examines the effect of the U.S. regulatory climate on small modular reactor designs. He mentions that, due to these barriers, TerraPower and others may be taking their technology abroad.
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Source: The Energy Collective
Futuristic U.S. Power Reactor May be Developed OverseasJune 23, 2011
A detailed update on TerraPower and the TWR. A discussion on the technology’s possible development overseas reflects on a mention of TerraPower by Jon Huntsman in January.
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Source: New York Times/ClimateWire
GPS: Nathan Myhrvold on NuclearJune 04, 2011
Starting at time code 25:45, Nathan Myhrvold discusses nuclear energy with Fareed Zakaria, mentioning TerraPower’s plans to create a safer, cleaner nuclear plant. He also chats about the United States’ position as an innovator with growing competition.
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Gates: ‘Cute’ Tech Won’t Solve Planet’s Energy WoesMay 03, 2011
Bill Gates speaks extensively about TerraPower’s potential and his confidence in nuclear energy at the WIRED Business Conference. He emphasizes that nuclear power will be a key element in any future energy plan.
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Source: WIRED Blog, Epicenter
Power SurgeApril 20, 2011
Focusing on the latest and greatest energy innovations, this NOVA special includes Intellectual Ventures’ Nathan Myhrvold speaking on nuclear power and TerraPower amongst other innovations, from artificial trees to green reboots of familiar technologies like coal.
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