James Morris writes in Forbes about a fusion reactor that could be commercially deployed in the UK in the early 2030s.
- TAE Technologies has built five experimental fusion power plants in California, one of which was able to reach 70 million degrees.
- The company uses boron-11 to power its reactor which is found in sand and is far cheaper than other fuels like helium-3 and tritium that power fusion reactors .
- TAE Technologies is looking to build a commercial fusion reactor by the early 2030s in the U.K., although the exact location has not yet been announced.
- If successful, this development will be a huge leap forward in accelerating a low-carbon energy future.
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