November 13, 2022
TerraPraxis participated in the inaugural Planetary Stewardship Event that elevated transformative ideas on climate and established Boston as a hub for driving powerful ideas toward global climate and sustainability solutions, where our Chief Development Officer, Megan Pulliam, presented the TerraPraxis REPOWER initiative.
November 7, 2022
In 2022, at COP27, TerraPraxis hosted and participated in more than a dozen events, made a series of high profile announcements alongside global climate leaders, and launched new products and partnerships.
Citigroup Clean Energy Transition and Fusion Industry Association
October 24, 2022
TerraPraxis' co-founder Eric Ingersoll joined thought leaders at the first annual Fusion Executive Summit, hosted by Citigroup Clean Energy Transition and Fusion Industry Association. This program included keynote addresses from fusion thought leaders and panel discussions with a diverse set of fusion industry executives from business, government, finance, and academia.
Climate Tech Show
October 20, 2022
The conference hosted a content-driven programme with eminent speakers from the entire sustainability chain who delivered thought-provoking insights and delved into important conversations on how to address the climate crisis and accelerate the shift to a clean economy in the UK and across the globe.
New Nuclear Watch Institute
October 18, 2022
Kirsty Gogan participated in the NNWI Forum in London. The discussions at our Forum shed light on how nuclear can help turn a crisis into an opportunity. Together with renewables and other low carbon electricity generation technologies it can provide truly sustainable solutions to the urgent challenges now facing the world.
September 27, 2022
On Tuesday 27 September 2022, TerraPraxis Founder and Managing Partner, Eric Ingersoll participated in this webinar where the host and speakers looked at the way companies are viewing this aspect of their business, examined the funding challenges and solutions. The webinar revealed some of the real-world success stories and lessons learned, how re-purposing can reduce energy costs, develop transferable skills, and how the development of an eco-system of knowledge and experience in decommissioning and re-purposing can contribute to the wider energy transition. Host: Nigel Blackaby, Content Director, Enlit Europe. Moderators: Rudy Koenig, Principal, Energy for your Success; Julien Halfon, Head of Pension and Corporate Solutions, BNP PARIBAS Asset Management. Speakers: Eric Ingersoll, Founder and Managing Director, TerraPraxis; Oliver Then, Executive Managing Director, VGBE.
September 21, 2022
From September 21 through September 23 Pittsburgh hosted the first Global Clean Energy Action Forum. Kirsty Gogan, TerraPraxis Co-Founder and Managing Partner, was invited to participate in several side events tackling with the toughest decarbonisation challenges such as how to repower coal-fired power fleets and hard-to-abate sectors including fuels.
September 20, 2022
The Energy Disruptors Summit is a catalyst for bold, game-changing solutions to the world's biggest energy challenges. This year, Kirsty Gogan presented on TerraPraxis' work on Repowering Coal infrastructure, an innovative solution which could put the world back on track to Net Zero by repurposing existing coal plants with clean heat sources.
Microsoft’s Sustainability Media Briefing
September 19, 2022
During this Climate Week briefing, Microsoft vice chairman and president Brad Smith emphasized their three-pronged agenda: advancing the sustainability of its business, providing the digital technology needed to build a sustainable world and supporting the societal infrastructure needed for a sustainable world. During the briefing, Microsoft and partners, including TerraPraxis, outlined compelling examples of how Microsoft-enabled digital technologies could accelerate the low-carbon energy transition. The first centered on its collaboration with TerraPraxis on repowering coal plants across the globe.
September 15, 2022
TerraPraxis and Microsoft enter a strategic collaboration to tackle the world’s biggest problem: repowering coal-fired power plants with advanced heat sources. The signing ceremony was featured by Brad Smith, Microsoft President, Kirsty Gogan and Eric Ingersoll, Co-Founders of TerraPraxis. "This is just the beginning of our shared mission - to develop these tools and bring them to market. We are really honored to be working with Microsoft, and to make repowering coal a reality with you at the speed and at the scale demanded by the climate emergency”, said Kirsty Gogan. TerraPraxis is looking to combine its deep expertise in energy with Microsoft to build and deploy a set of tools to automate the design and regulatory approval needed to decarbonize coal facilities with nuclear power, helping transition one of the world’s largest sources of carbon to zero emissions.
Enlit, Energy Transitions Podcast
August 10, 2022
In this episode of the Energy Transitions Podcast Kirsty Gogan, co-founder and managing partner of TerraPraxis and Ruediger Koenig, independent energy advisor, are interviewed by Pamela Largue discuss how the current need to ensure energy security in Europe has put nuclear energy's potential contribution in the energy crisis into perspective. As the experts talk about the overreliance on gas and the risks it entails when there is a supply shortage, Kirsty said: "When you start looking at your previous position about nuclear energy as being too risky, we don't like it, it is because -really- you didn't see any benefits that would make it worthwhile".
August 2, 2022
Kirsty Gogan participated at the Aspen Energy Week on August 2, Session 5: "New Energy Symbiosis and Systems Thinking", where she presented on TerraPraxis Repowering Coal Platform. Aspen Energy Week has served as a pivotal forum for candid conversations among a diverse group of leading energy system actors. The forum’s discussions focused on the future of the domestic energy system broadly, and in particular encourages leaders to devise, design, and deploy solutions to the climate crisis. It convened energy entrepreneurs, industry executives, regulators, policymakers, and thought leaders in a set of moderated discussions that draw upon the full range of perspectives in the room in pursuit of breakthrough ideas and action.
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
July 11, 2022
The IAEA held the 2nd IAEA Workshop on Fusion Enterprises from 11 to 12 July 2022. This workshop discussed the commercialization paths for fusion by bringing together the pioneering actors in private enterprises. Professionals from relevant fields to provided their views on the market demands for fusion, and whether the private sector could deliver what the market is demanding. Kirsty Gogan, Co-Founder of TerraPraxis, was invited as an expert speaker to talk about "Fusion in the Future Energy Market".
NICE Future initiative
June 29, 2022
As part of the Nuclear Innovation: Clean Energy Future (NICE Future) initiative, Eric Ingersoll - Co-Founder of TerraPraxis, moderated a webinar on clean synthetic fuels. The webinar included experts across several industries and organizations about the prospects for nuclear-derived zero-carbon fuels. Participants learnt about innovative ways nuclear power can be utilized to efficiently produce hydrogen for use in synthetic fuels, which in turn can decarbonize transportation and industrial sectors. erci was joined by Jason Marcinkoski, Program Manager, Office of Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, on behalf of the CEM NICE Future initiative and Jose Bermudez, Energy Analyst, International Energy Agency, on behalf of the CEM Hydrogen Initiative who gave introductory remarks. Speakers included: Elina Teplinsky, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP; Carlos Leipner, Director, Global Nuclear Energy Strategy, Clean Air Task Force (CATF); Thibault Cantat, Research Scientist, French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA); Troels Schonfeldt, Co-founder and CEO, Seaborg Technologies; Chad Richards, Director, Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII)
Women in Nuclear and the Young Generation
June 29, 2022
Kirsty Gogan spoke at the first edition of the WiNx Special Event, held on June 28-29, 2022 in Provence, south of France. The event was co-hosted by the GWNET, and focused on the topic "Women & Energy Transition". During the event, an Expert Panel provided the audience with key insights from the latest global energy trends and policy decisions, focusing on clean energy sources. It featured high-level speakers from different women-led networks and energy industries and provided an opportunity to support technology development and show the diversity in Energy Transition goals.