TerraPower

Media Coverage

  • Emerging Nuclear Innovations

    TerraPower is highlighted in Kachan & Co.’s new report on the nuclear energy industry. The author, Mark Halper, zones in on emerging technologies like TerraPower’s traveling wave reactor. According to Mark’s analysis, these types of innovations are what will spur the future of the industry.


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  • Still Plugging New Nuclear Power Tech Post-Fukushima

    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 Nukes

    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 Power

    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?

    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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  • Building a More Efficient Nuclear Fission Reactor

    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 Yet

    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 Reality

    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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  • Good News About Small Modular Reactors

    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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  • Futuristic U.S. Power Reactor May be Developed Overseas

    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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  • GPS: Nathan Myhrvold on Nuclear

    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 Woes

    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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