Microsoft has announced it’s hiring a Principal Program Manager, Nuclear Technology, who will be “responsible for maturing and implementing a global Small Modular Reactor (SMR) and microreactor energy strategy.”
The position is tasked with leading the set up of a strategy to integrate nuclear SMR and microreactors to power it’s data centers for Microsoft and AI.
“Nuclear energy, if we do it right, will help us solve our climate goals. That is, get rid of the greenhouse gas emissions without making the electricity system far more expensive or less reliable.”— Bill Gates, Microsoft co-founder and Terrapower founder
SMRs are advanced, small-scale nuclear reactors built from factory-assembled modules, with a power capacity up to 300MWe per unit.
Our analysis on the growth of SMRs for investors: