Media Coverage

  • Nuclear Option Could Be Best Bet to Combat Climate Change

    ClimateWire’s Umair Irfan lays out how nuclear technologies, including those developed by advanced nuclear companies, can help combat climate change. He mentions TerraPower’s reactor design, which promises to yield substantial gains in fuel efficiency.

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  • The $10 Billion Solution to Climate Change

    As a follow up to the Fortune Brainstorm E conference, reporter Brian Dumaine takes a look at how advanced reactor technologies like the traveling wave reactor provide options for affordable carbon-free power. TerraPower CEO Lee McIntire participated in the conference panel that informed Mr. Dumaine’s article.

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  • Nuclear Innovators Say Public-Private Collaboration Vital

    TerraPower’s John Gilleland appeared before Congress in May, testifying about the benefits public-private collaboration affords companies. TerraPower, like many advanced nuclear companies, works closely with the U.S. Department of Energy.

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  • Nuclear Costs Will Come Down, Executives Tell Senators

    TerraPower Chief Technical Officer John Gilleland testified before the Senate Committee on Natural Resources, saying that one of the primary goals of new nuclear technologies is to lower upkeep costs and thus lower the cost of electricity generation.

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  • Nuclear Firms: More Federal Money for Advanced Reactors

    Bloomberg BNA reporter Rebecca Kern summarizes a Congressional hearing on advanced nuclear technology development. As part of the hearing, TerraPower’s John Gilleland advocated to support the Nuclear Regulatory Commission with both funding and know-how to help license new nuclear technologies.

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  • We Ignore Nuclear Power Development at Our Peril

    Edward Klevans, professor emeritus of nuclear engineering at Pennsylvania State University, describes how companies like TerraPower help maintain American leadership in the nuclear industry.

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