|

iter


What Will a Fusion Power Plant Look Like?
GA-compact-fusion-pilot-plant-concept

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on Dec. 13 “the achievement of fusion ignition.” The milestone is a major scientific breakthrough, decades in the making. Fusion, of course, is…


Fusion Breakthrough Brings Cheers, Though Challenges Remain

The announcement that scientists at a California laboratory achieved a net energy gain from a fusion reaction sparked plenty of debate about what it means for the power generation industry.…


Fusion Energy Breakthrough: Record Performance Achieved at JET
fusion-energy

Scientists and engineers working at the Joint European Torus (JET) have set a new record for sustained fusion energy. The team on Feb. 9 reported producing 59 megajoules of fusion…


Could Fusion Energy Transform the Power Industry By 2035?

Fusion occurs when two atoms slam together to form a heavier atom, such as when two hydrogen atoms fuse to form one helium atom. A tremendous amount of energy is…


UK Eyes 2025 Operation Date for Fusion Demo Plant as Powerful Magnet Heads to ITER  

This week marked two major milestones for fusion energy. On June 15, San Diego-based General Atomics (GA) said it was ready to ship the first module of the Central Solenoid—the…