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Bill Gates' nuclear-power firm will help build a $170 million experimental nuclear reactor in Idaho

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Bill Gates' TerraPower is helping to build another nuclear reactor - this time in Idaho.
It's partnering with the utility company Southern Company on an experimental molten-chloride fast reactor.
The Department of Energy is funding 80% of the $170 million project, Bloomberg reported.
Bill Gates's nuclear-power firm, TerraPower, is helping to build a small experimental nuclear reactor in Idaho that is expected to cost $170 million. The project is led by the gas and electric utility giant Southern Company, which plans to use...
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