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Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS), a startup commercializing fusion energy, has raised $115 million and closed its Series A round. New participants in the round include Future Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Lowercase Capital, Moore Strategic Ventures, Safar Partners, Schooner Capital, and Starlight …

There is an amusing rendering of an imagined Tesla Cyber-Roadster. It is a Tesla Cybertruck inspired version of a Tesla Roadster with the windows broken like the cybertruck had during its debut. A Tesla Cyber-Roadster (render) looks super Dope 😍😍😍 …

Muon-catalyzed fusion has been studied for 60 years and new work with lasers and ultradense material could lead to commercial nuclear fusion. A 100-watt laser power could create a megawatt nuclear fusion generator. This would provide a total energy gain …

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. failed to properly inspect and maintain the high-voltage power line that started the Camp Fire. Pacific Gas and Electric did not conduct a detailed climbing inspection of the aging tower located at the fire’s origin …

US crude oil production hit an all-time record of 12.9 million barrels per day. This is about triple the lowest levels in 2005-2010. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for …

The 2019 UN Emission Gap report indicates that global emissions must drop 7.6 percent per year from 2020 to 2030 for the 1.5°C goal and 2.7 percent per year for the 2°C goal. The UN report says a 30 billion …

Before the tsunami in 2011, Japan was generating 30% of its electricity from over 50 nuclear reactors, but all were shutdown within 14 months of the accident. A total of nine units have restarted since 2015, while 17 reactors are …

The World of today still seems to be similar to the world of 1940. The world of 2019 and the world of 1940 are both mainly based on oil and steel. We can see in movies and documentary reels that …

Electric car makers like Tesla have all of the batteries, engines and electronics in a skateboard. They place the seats and cover on top. The Cybertruck will have up to 700-800 horsepower in its top model. The Cybertruck skateboard is …

Lithium Ion batteries can get three times cheaper than current average prices of about $180 per kwh to about $50-60 per kwh. This will be from improving processes going to the Tesla-Maxwell dry cell technology and with improved energy density …

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