Nuclear Fusion Possible by 2025?

Once the stuff of science fiction and speculative energy geeks with far-fetched dreams, a new series of studies published in the Journal of Plasma Physics last month, and in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, postulates that controlled nuclear...

Raytheon Awarded $60.4 Million in DOD Contract

U.S. Department of Defense contractor, Raytheon Technologies Corp., has been awarded a $60.4 million-dollar federal contract for the development of a surface to air weapon system, in conjunction with the German manufacturer Diehl Defense GmbH. Work is expected to...

Exelon to Close Byron & Dresden Plants by 2021

U.S. energy giant Exelon Generation said in a statement released August 27th that the company will be retiring two of its most prominent and productive nuclear power plants, the two-unit each Byron and Dresden plants. Based in northern Illinois, the two respective...

ITER and the Quest to Replicate the Sun

The ITER fusion project began its assembly phase this July, thirty-five years after its inception at the hands of Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. ITER, the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, is a jointly funded and produced project by the United...