The Nuclear OptionJanuary 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.
Author: Miles O'BrienVisit Website »
Source: PBS NOVA
Climate Change is Fueling a Second Chance for Nuclear PowerJanuary 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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Can North America’s Advanced Nuclear Reactor Companies Help Save the Planet?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 and the molten chloride fast reactor.
Author: Elisabeth EavesVisit Website »
Source: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
TerraPower Picks SPX FLOW to Design Pumps for Nuclear ReactorDecember 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 traveling wave reactor (TWR). TerraPower President Chris Levesque lauded the partnership.
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Source: Pumps & Systems
A Few Organizing Concepts for Project Management and Innovation in Developing New Nuclear Reactor TechnologiesNovember 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.
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Source: Neutron Bytes
Do Nuclear Plants Have Future in Low-carbon World?October 28, 2016
James Osborne of the Houston Chronicle asserts that next-generation nuclear reactor companies, like Bill Gates-backed TerraPower, will offer a long-term energy solution for policymakers.
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Source: Houston Chronicle