By 2040, the world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion.
To meet projected demand, net electricity generation will need to increase by approximately 48 percent. Recognizing this need, in 2006, Bill Gates and a group of like-minded visionaries determined that nuclear energy, in a more adaptable, suitable form, represented the best option for addressing the world’s growing energy challenges.
Since then, TerraPower has been leading the charge in the development of cutting-edge nuclear energy technologies that offer scalable, sustainable, safe and cost-competitive energy options.
Through the development of the traveling wave reactor (TWR) program and molten chloride fast reactor (MCFR) project, TerraPower is setting new standards in the development of advanced nuclear energy systems.