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.

yalanshop Step One Foot Thick One Shoes, Increasing Laziness Shoes, abek-30598 yalanshop Black,38 B07F2H73V7 Parent c2fd38a - 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.”

yalanshop Step One Foot Thick One Shoes, Increasing Laziness Shoes, abek-30598 yalanshop Black,38 B07F2H73V7 Parent c2fd38a

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.

Xinwcang Women Classic Espadrilles Printed Hollow Loafers Flat Casual Comfortable Slip-On Walking/Driving Shoes B07FJWD7WX Parent , Rieker 40057 Women Mocassins, Women’s Mocassins B00369ANQS Parent , Rip Curl Women’s Tribal Myth Open Toe Sandals B016OWE9F4 Parent , London Footwear Charis, Women’s Wedge Heels Flip Flops B01FPIZP9C ParentLaugh Now Cry Later Clowns Genuine Darkside Flip Flops B0727QB3PG ParentYiiquan Women Summer Rhinestone Clip Toe Flip Flop Boho Beach Thong Sandals B073LZQ1MY ParentHattie Women's Bohemian Flat Sandals Casual Summer Beach Beaded Flip Flops B07BH1BSMT Parent , Men's/Women's CAPRIUM Women's 0 B07BZRBHC5 Parent Best-selling worldwide Trendy Different styles and styles , SCLOTHS summer women's flip flop slippers Flat with flat Flat with Casual B07DJ8KWKY Parent , Sandals Women Slipper Beach Summer Rubber Breathable Flip Flops,B,39 B07DQNC3MC Parent@Sandals Personality, Korean Version, Thick Bottom, Casual Beach, Cool Slippers, Summer, And Middle Heel Slippers. B07DQPH2W4 ParentMr/Ms @Sandals New Fashions For B07DQQS8Z5 Parent Customer first discount price Different styles and styles , IANGL Flip Flop Women with Thick Bottom Slippers Wear Summer Muffin Bottom and Skid Against The Seaside Beach B07FC6FJVZ Parent , Ipanema Animal Print, Women's Flip Flop B00YAYZ5NE Parent , Women's Sandals Pointed Thick with flip Flop Fashion Sequins B07D7B2K72 Parent , IANGL Flip Flop Ladies in Summer Wear Summer Flat Bottomed Shoes and Summer Lazy Ones B07FM7CCYY Parent , Women's Rhinestone Flowered Sandals Summer Clip Toe T-Strap Ankle Strap Flip Flop Bohemian Style Flat Beach Shoes B07F2KRXL5 Parent , Flip Flops HUYP Fashion Platform Women's Sandals, Women's Slippers, Sandals, Beach Shoes, (Size : 37) B07GKQ1TZY Parent , Man's/Woman's Grendha Amour Womens Sandals B00QTWOEDW Parent quality Impeccable Very good color , Lamdoo Women's Flamingo Flip Flops Beach Flat Thong Sandal No-Slip Slippers Comfy Shoes Rose Red Size is 38 B07F352VQM Parent , AWXJX summer women's flip flops High heel Square head Baotou Fine with Asakuchi waterproof B07G8PF3XP ParentRoamer Mens Canoe Front Apron Tie Softie Leather Shoes B00VUCYRO2 Parent , Muroexe Atom Fossil - 41, AZUL B075WY2W91 Parent , Duca di Morrone - Holden B0773S2M71 Parent , yalanshop Tip Fine With President Plush And Versatile High-Heeled Fashionable Dress, Half-Dragging, A Pair Of... B07BRVNK7F Parent , New Men fashion Breathable Leather Shoes Business Shoes Casual Shoes B01MPZKTQV Parent , yalanshop Shallow mouth single shoes spring shoes wild satin rough with the tip of the hollow light-gray, 38, 豆 B07BNL84P3 Parentyalanshop Tip Single Shoes Fine With Beaded Slotted For The High-Heel Shoes And Versatile Tip Satin White, 38, M B07BVSRY7J ParentTom Tailor 3781201, Men’s Derbys B072ND727K ParentDadawen - Men's Autumn Classic Leather Shoes B01JZ0O47A Parent
  • Most Popular
  • Related Sites
  • Bookmarks

      yalanshop Step One Foot Thick One Shoes, Increasing Laziness Shoes, abek-30598 yalanshop Black,38 B07F2H73V7 Parent c2fd38a - fantinegroup.com

  • Categories
  • Archives