TerraPower

Media Coverage

  • Power Surge

    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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  • Nuclear Industry Thrives in the U.S., but for Export

    Due to the regulatory climate and the demand for base load power, the U.S. nuclear industry focuses on manufacturing parts for foreign reactors, rather than exploring new nuclear designs like the TWR. In fact, many of these new designs are being exported to other countries where the need is greater.


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  • The Prospect for Safe Nuclear Power: Building a Better Reactor

    For Businessweek’s cover story, Peter Coy examines six of the current Generation IV nuclear reactor designs, including TerraPower’s TWR as one with potential for increased safety.


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  • Meltdown-or-Not, Future for Nuclear Seen in Diminutive Reactors

    A segment of a Bloomberg Markets cover story, small nuclear reactors are discussed in light of future energy options. The TWR is included as design with potential for offsetting the need for clean base load power.


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  • Troubled Japan Plant’s Technology is Like a Model T Compared to TerraPower’s Next-Gen Nuclear System

    Xcomony reacts to TerraPower’s response to the crisis in Japan on the IV Insights blog, calling it “sensitive to the remarkably precarious situation in Japan” and “making a pretty forceful case that TerraPower’s technology is of no real comparison.”


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  • A Window into the Nuclear Future

    TerraPower and the TWR were profiled by the Wall Street Journal, including comments from Nathan Myhrvold and Bill Gates, and a new graphic detailing how the TP-1 works.


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  • U.S. and Chinese Companies Deepen Ties on the Eve of Obama-Hu Summit

    U.S. Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman discusses business and economic ties between the two countries, mentioning the possibility of TerraPower going to China.


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  • Pushing the Energy Envelope with China

    Wald writes about the implications of technology like the TWR going over to China, and how relations between the two countries would be impacted.


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  • 5×5: Five Cities, Five Big Tech Ideas Coming to Boston on Dec. 8, 2010

    John Gilleland and TerraPower were invited to participate in “5×5: Five Cities, Five Big Tech Ideas,” Xconomy’s special forum on the biggest new ideas in technology.


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  • Miniature Nuclear Reactors Might be a Safe, Efficient Source of Power

    The question for many has shifted from whether to build nuclear plants to where and how. And increasingly there’s interest in the idea of mini reactors: power plants that provide energy for only a small area.


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  • TerraPower’s Multibillion-Dollar Nuclear Reactor Plan

    TerraPower raised $35& million in Series B funding from Khosla Ventures, Charles River Ventures and Bill Gates.


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  • The Next Wave

    TerraPower is on the forefront of innovation in nuclear power generation and waste recycling.


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