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  1. Mar 19, 2024 · Gates founded TerraPower in 2008 with the goal of developing safe and cost-effective nuclear reactors that could fight climate change and meet energy needs. The company fundraised $830 million in ...

  2. Apr 4, 2024 · America's next new nuclear reactor could be built in Wyoming by TerraPower, the advanced nuclear energy developer co-founded by tech billionaire Bill Gates. Why it matters: Advanced nuclear projects have struggled to move forward in the U.S., hit by financing constraints and a slow-moving regulatory process.

  3. Mar 19, 2024 · TerraPower, a company founded by Bill Gates, says it plans to start building the first of a new generation of nuclear power plants in the US in June, joining a race with Russian and Chinese rivals ...

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  4. Mar 20, 2024 · The first U.S. advanced nuclear power plant could be under construction in Wyoming in June, a company backed by billionaire Bill Gates said Tuesday. TerraPower plans to ask federal regulators for ...

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  6. Mar 22, 2024 · Gates helped found TerraPower in 2006 and has been its chairman since then. The company has said its aim is to provide the world with a more affordable, secure, and environmentally friendly form of nuclear energy. Its Natrium reactor is expected to cost $4 billion, with about half the cost being met by the Department of Energy.

  7. Mar 19, 2024 · A group established by Microsoft founder Bill Gates is preparing to begin construction of a new generation of nuclear power plants in June, according to ... build an advanced demonstration nuclear ...

  8. Mar 19, 2024 · TerraPower has the advantage of robust private and public funding. So far, it has privately raised about $1 billion — with some of that coming from South Korea-based SK Inc., Warren Buffett, and Gates himself — to go toward developing its Natrium reactors. It also secured $2 billion from the Department of Energy to complete work at the site ...

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