World's first commercial fusion reactor could be ready by 2027

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World's first commercial fusion reactor could be ready by 2027

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Could we have LIMITLESS energy in just 10 years? World's first commercial fusion reactor could be ready by 2027

The reactor can hold plasma steady at 18 million°F for 11.5 milliseconds
Team says it soon hopes to achieve a ten-fold increase in temperature
The firm needs to achieve 5.4 billion°F for a fusion reaction to take place
Could pave way for fusion power and end world's reliance on fossil fuels 


In a bid to end the world's reliance on fossil fuels, a fusion power firm has raised $500 million (£405 million) to develop commercial fusion power.  

Tri Alpha Energy has already developed a machine that can hold hot plasma steady at 18 million°F (10 million°C) for 11.5 milliseconds.

The firm will use the funds to extend this time further and at even higher temperatures, and believes that it could have the world's first commercial fusion reactor by 2027. 


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Re: World's first commercial fusion reactor could be ready by 2027

Post by fos » 01-22-2017 08:10 PM

It has been 10+ years out since I took a graduate class in nuclear physics in 1975. Maybe they will be successful this time????

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Re: World's first commercial fusion reactor could be ready by 2027

Post by Doka » 01-22-2017 08:25 PM

Fos, They have been working towards this for a long time? What in your opinion has been the hardest things in production to overcome? My guess would be control and containment, but Really don't have a clue. :?:

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