New restrictions on China trade force Bill Gates to reconsider nuclear energy project

New restrictions on China trade force Bill Gates to reconsider nuclear energy project
Bill Gates (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – All in all, this is probably good thing. There’s too much going on with nuclear material and nuclear technology that the public has no visibility on. Not sure people with a supranationalist (or “globalist”) mindset need to be in the driver’s seat on the components of nuclear power and trade at all.]

TerraPower LLC, a nuclear energy venture chaired by Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, is seeking a new partner for early-stage trials of its technology after new U.S. rules forced it to abandon an agreement with China, company officials told the Wall Street Journal.

TerraPower reached an agreement with state-owned China National Nuclear Corp in 2017 to build an experimental nuclear reactor south of Beijing. But Gates wrote in an essay published late last week that TerraPower is unlikely to follow through on its plans in the face of new U.S. restrictions on technology deals with China.

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