By Larry Bell ~
If you’re counting on a reported fusion energy breakthrough to provide the juice to power all those generously taxpayer subsidized electric vehicles that Democrats plan to push on overloaded U.S. grids, perhaps consider hanging on to your old faithful fossil-fueled model a bit longer . . . at least for a few decades.
This is not to say that the Dec. 5 announcement of a major experimental achievement at the Lawrence Livermore National Ignition Facility (NIF) in achieving the world’s first controlled nuclear fusion reaction isn’t a significant scientific development. . . it definitely is.
But as for producing a net energy output over input…not really.
We’re still a long way from Biden Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm’s hyped claim that “This milestone moves us one significant step closer to the possibility of zero-carbon abundant fusion energy powering our society.”
So, here’s what happened at NIF.
Following decades of…
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