Wyoming selected for reactor demonstration
Rocky Mountain Power, TerraPower announce Natrium reactor project with Governor Mark Gordon
June 9, 2021
It appears nuclear energy will be coming to Wyoming in the near future.
In a press release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon, it was announced TerraPower and PacificCorp would be undergoing efforts to advance a Natrium reactor demonstration project at a retiring coal plant in Wyoming. No site was announced by the companies but it was stated they were evaluating several potential locations.
“I am thrilled to see Wyoming selected for this demonstration pilot project as our great state is the perfect place for this type of innovative utility facility and our coal-experienced workforce...