Mini-Nuclear Plants

According to the Washington Examiner, the federal Energy Department is working with a company founded by Bill Gates (TerraPower) to develop small, less expensive/more efficient, nuclear reactors to produce electrical power.

These reactors use the molten salt cooling technology, as well as using liquefied sodium for a fuel source.

This is early stages development.  A prototype 1,100 Megawatt reactor isn’t scheduled until 2030.

Certainly a step in the the right direction for reliable, carbon free energy.