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Bill Gates is going nuclear: How his latest project could power U.S. homes and AI

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2024
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Ben de la Cruz/NPR

Artificial intelligence may come for our jobs one day, but before that happens, the data centers it relies on are going to need a lot of electricity.

So how do we power them and millions of U.S. homes and businesses without generating more climate-warming gases?

Microsoft founder, billionaire philanthropist and investor Bill Gates is betting that nuclear power is key to meeting that need — and he’s digging into his own pockets to try and make it happen.

Gates has invested $1 billion into a nuclear power plant that broke...

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https://www.npr.org/2024/06/14/nx-s1-5002007/bill-gates-nuclear-power-artificial-intelligence

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