Fusion Around the World
Commonwealth Fusion Systems has pledged to build a commercial fusion reactor based on new superconducting magnets.
Fusion is a continuous energy source; it does not face the same safety, waste, and proliferation issues as fission; it does not require disproportionate land use; and it does not depend on the success of carbon capture and storage.
The $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill that President Donald Trump signed into law on March 23 ended up preserving many of the scientific initiatives the White House wanted to kill, including funding for the ITER nuclear fusion project.
With corporate participation, researchers seek to build a pilot fusion-energy plant within 15 years.
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