Reviving the Fusion Dream

Private-Sector Project Teams Join the Search for Nuclear Energy's Holy Grail

The long search for nuclear energy's promised land is, once again, heating up. After decades of large government-backed projects becoming mired in delays, cost overruns and political uncertainty, private-sector startups are trying to develop scaled-down fusion power plants. If the projects go as planned, prototype power plants could be demonstrated within a decade.
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