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AI Data Centers Need So Much Power They May Need Built-In Nuclear Reactors

Victor Tangermann of Futurism writes on how small modular reactors could power AI in the future.

The C3 Take
  • The need for immense, clean energy, is being realized to sustain the world’s increasing reliance on artificial intelligence.
  • Advanced nuclear reactors could be one avenue to power the AI in the future.
  • Microsoft, which is pouring significant capital into AI, has invested in OpenAI and last year announced that it would power its AI data centers with nuclear energy.

“For years, scientists have been developing small modular reactors (SMR), which are scaled-down power plants that can provide power in situ and thereby dramatically reduce companies’ dependence on the grid.”

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