In this episode, we discuss...

  • The role of the Atomic Energy Corporation in South Africa’s nuclear development

  • System challenges of dramatically scaling nuclear technology

  • Innovative nuclear solutions to service the vast population differences in South Africa

  • Germany’s role in educating and supporting South Africa’s pebble-bed nuclear reactor

  • Groundbreaking postgraduate nuclear programs Mulder founded at North-West University

  • X Energy’s mission to commercially establish pebble-bed reactor technology and spread it throughout the world

  • Challenges of obtaining clientele and licensing for new nuclear technology

  • Evolution of the pebble-bed nuclear reactor and the energy potential it can bring to the U.S. electrical grid

Eben Mulder

Senior Vice-President & Chief Nuclear Officer, X-Energy

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