Microsoft taps Archie Manoharan as director for nuclear-powered datacentre revolution

Move follows recent hiring of Erin Henderson as the director of nuclear development acceleration

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Microsoft taps energy veteran Archie Manoharan as Project Director for nuclear-powered datacentre revolution
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Microsoft taps energy veteran Archie Manoharan as Project Director for nuclear-powered datacentre revolution

Microsoft has appointed Archana "Archie" Manoharan as its Director of Nuclear Technologies in its quest to develop small modular nuclear reactors for datacentres.

With datacentres consuming a significant portion of global electricity (between 1 and 1.5% globally,) and the advent of energy-intensive technologies like AI, Microsoft is taking a unique approach ...

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