MIT Sloan Fellows MBA Program
Home | MIT Sloan Fellows | Leadership Blog
MIT and Commonwealth Fusion Systems are forging the future of energy Posted on

Fusion power is a carbon-free, combustion-free source of energy that uses fusion reactions to produce heat for electricity generation—and it may well be the way we power our future lives. Read about how it works.

BEE CHIC CHIC Flop Women’s abek-30329 Flip Flop B07CVNKRG8 Parent 8934dd5 - fantinegroup.com

Visualization by Ken Filar, PSFC research affiliate

Although, it has been the dream of energy researchers for years, fusion power remained out of reach because of the investment necessary to develop it for practical use. MIT has just announced, however, that it is putting fusion power on the fast track. With $50 million from an Italian energy investor, the Institute and the new private company Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) are preparing to launch a rapid research program leading to the development of a working pilot plant within 15 years.

The project was conceived by MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center (PSFC) researchers Robert Mumgaard SM ’15, PhD ’15 (now the CEO of CFS), Dan Brunner, PhD ’13, Brandon Sorbom, PhD ’17, and Zach Hartwig PhD ’14, assistant professor of nuclear science and engineering at MIT. Director Dennis Whyte and Deputy Director Martin Greenwald will lead the effort, which will include a broad interdisciplinary team.

We need a new approach

Mitigating global climate change, Hartwig told MIT News, will require new sources of zero-carbon energy on a very fast track. “We are going to need a completely new approach to ensure that fusion energy can be a significant part of the solution. The hard reality of climate change is that every single nation that has ever industrialized and made a better life for its citizens did so at the expense of the climate. There is, at present, simply no other way to do this than to dump carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels for energy.”

BEE CHIC CHIC Flop Women’s abek-30329 Flip Flop B07CVNKRG8 Parent 8934dd5

CFS will join the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) as part of the new university-industry partnership designed to bolster MIT research and teaching on the science of fusion. MIT President L. Rafael Reif described the project launch as an important historical moment. “Advances in superconducting magnets have put fusion energy potentially within reach, offering the prospect of a safe, carbon-free energy future,” he said. “As humanity confronts the rising risks of climate disruption, I am thrilled that MIT is joining with industrial allies, both longstanding and new, to run full-speed toward this transformative vision for our shared future on Earth.”

 

Comments are closed.

GODGETS Womens Summer Hollow Out Carving PU Leather Casual Loafers Flat Boat Shoes Driving Sandals B07FS5S8JK ParentNATURAL SOUL Women's Viva Loafer Flat, Black, M US B0788C4KSV Parent , Angkorly - Women's Fashion Shoes Mocassins - slip-on - knot - node - finish topstitching seams Block Heel 3 CM B074KLXHHV Parent , Gentlemen/Ladies Crocs Women's Thong Sandals B01NBTMQ91 Parent Modern and elegant fashion Moderate cost Good quality , Antonia Dolfi Women's 227513.102 Synthetic T Bar Sandals B07BYVQYMQ ParentJJZHY New One-Eyed Shark Warm Slippers Winter Stay Cute Indoor Home B07HMVDQJS Parent , JJZHY New Winter Suede Three-Dimensional Big Ear Warm Home Non-Slip Indoor B07HMXYCDC ParentKEERADS Flip Flops Women Summer Fish Mouth Beach Sandals Platform Wedge Thongs Slippers (Black, 37/23-23.5cm) B07BFTYFMZ Parent , Volcom Women’s Easy Breezy Jesus Thong Synthetic Leather Sandal Flat B073JR914R Parent , Colourful Women's Flip Flops Sandals, Massage Slippers Pool Shoes B01FY431XY Parent , DAYLIN Newest Clearance Womens Summer Flip Flops Casual Indoor and OutdoorSlippers Flat Sandals Beach Open Toe... B07BHKJSLG Parent , LCLrute Hot Women Summer Low Flat Heel Flip Flops Slippers Beach Sandals Shoes   B07D17TF8F Parent , Frestepvie Womens Ladies Flip Flops Thong Flat T-Bar Embellished Diamante Sandals Platform Peep-Toe Casual Beach... B07FPK26S6 Parent , Feifei Women's Shoes Summer PU Material Fashion Embroidery Lip Print Shallow Mouth High-Heeled Single Shoes (with... B07CG2WRWY ParentElecenty Women Slippers Platform Flip Flops Beach Wedge Solid Color Flower Leisure Lady Shoes (UK:4.5, White) B07CGLKP6H ParentLeopard Print Flip Flops, Animal Print, Synthetic, Beach Sandals, Sizes 4 to 8, For Women B0058D2S04 Parentall accessories Ladies Jewelled Strap Jelly Sandals Shoes Summer Beach UK Sizes from 3-8 Holiday B079WDFVN4 ParentFlip Flop Women Sandals Little Bow White 10090-100 B07F5PBJY2 Parent , THE NORTH FACE Women’s Base Camp Mini Flip Flops B076M5WMFS Parent , CFP 8008-1 Mens Comfort Casual Leather Charming Metropolitan Smart Driving Bussiness Sneakers Black UK Size 6.5 B074V5CM4B Parent , yalanshop Bow Tie Tide Slippers Flat Bottom Style, Outdoor Wear, Silver And 38 B07BRTKV4W Parent , AIMONT Tandem S3 SRC Safety Shoes Work Shoes Business Shoes Hiking Boots Flat Shoes Black B077GV7MSG ParentBase London Ivy Burnished Leather Mens Shoes B079P8BZHH Parentyalanshop Rough Shoes, Sandals, Sharp Tips, Shallow, Frosted Students, Baotou. B07DKH7NZK ParentMen Dress Shoes Oxford Business Formal Shoes Wedding Leather Office Simple Style Shoes B07FXTBX24 Parent , Men's Pointed Toe Derby Shoes with Super Fiber Uppers Designed with Super Fiber Lining 499 EU 41 42 UK78 B07H1GPGZ7 Parent , 2018 Men's Autumn Winter Tie Wear-resistant Thick Bottom Brogue Business Oxford Casual Shoes (Color : Black, Size... B07H6YJT4D Parent , LinShuiXian Men's Black Brown Pointed Toe Leather Formal Derby Shoe Daily Outdoors Office Work Evening Party Business... B07H33VVQW Parent , Sunny&Baby Men's Business Oxford Casual Fashion Round Toe Thick Patent Leather Formal Shoes Abrasion Resistant B07H6MR429 ParentAsk The Missus Hope Oxford Brogues B079KYRJV2 Parent ,
  • Most Popular
  • Related Sites
  • Bookmarks

      BEE CHIC CHIC Flop Women’s abek-30329 Flip Flop B07CVNKRG8 Parent 8934dd5 - fantinegroup.com

  • Categories
  • Archives