Comment: If you want to spend billion

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If you want to spend billion

If you want to spend billion if not trillions of dollars to learn something, then it is great; but this is not the way to go for electricity.

First, it is still in the pre-existence stage; it is past the design stage, but all of the parts haven't even been built yet. The article says between 2020 and 2022 it will be operating. The article also says that all of the money spent is only for research, because the reactor will never be used to generate electricity for France -where the reactor will be located. The operating costs will be enormous, it needs 50Mw to operate.

Fusion, like fission are centralized power generation schemes. If you like the idea of: if a power plant goes down, then a whole state looses power, then you will love fusion.

Personally, I look for that which liberate individuals, not ensnares them further to highly temperamental infrastructure.