Eirik Eide Pettersen (NO/DK)

Award Category: 
EIT Change Award Nominee

Nominated by 

EIT InnoEnergy 

The company 

Seaborg Technologies, based in Denmark 

The innovation 

Seaborg Technologies is developing a carbon-free, cheaper-than-coal and reliable source of energy that will allow free market capitalism to combat climate change and eliminate energy poverty. Their next-generation molten salt reactors have the benefits of conventional nuclear power, while addressing the downsides. The end result is a simplified nuclear reactor that produces abundant low-carbon energy, is cost-competitive with fossil fuels, inherently safe and sufficiently flexible. 

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