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Lerner to Speak on Energy, Finance and Coronavirus—Online May 17

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Eric Lerner will be speaking Sunday, May 17 at an online Teach-in on the Coronavirus: Causes, Impact and Our Response. He will be speaking on “Energy, Finance and the Coronavirus”. The presentation will explain how fossil fuel use contributed to the pandemic. It will also show how the collapse of oil prices in March motivated…

NJ Legislature to Fund Fusion? See LPPFusion Presentation at NJ Fusion Symposium

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  Following the May 23 Fusion Symposium that his office organized in Trenton, NJ, State Senator Joe Pennachio (R-26) is drafting and introducing into the NJ Senate a series of bills to aid fusion research. At the symposium, LPPFusion’s Lerner gave a presentation on a Faster Route to Fusion, advocating a crash program that funds…

PBS—Public Broadcasting System—TV Reports on LPPFusion

NJTV – Could a Jersey lab be the key to unlocking the sun’s energy on Earth

  On July 15, Public Broadcasting System station NJTV broadcast a report featuring LPPFusion: “Could a Jersey lab be the key to unlocking the sun’s energy on Earth?”. The report by Leah Mishkin covers fusion efforts at ITER, the huge tokamak under construction in France, at Canadian company General Fusion, as well as at LPPFusion….

“Let There be Light” Video Available for Free

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The exciting CBC documentary on fusion, “Let There be Light” is now available for free on Vimeo, courtesy of the producers, EyeSteelFilm. This is the best overall introduction to the state of fusion research today, and focuses not only on the giant ITER project, but also on LPPF, General Fusion and W-7X as examples of…

California Officials Probing Cause of Wildfires

Power lines knocked down by powerful winds are being investigated as a possible cause of the deadly wildfires in Northern California. Above-ground power lines are vulnerable to winds directly and to falling trees. While existing power lines need to be buried to increase safety and reliability, decentralized Focus Fusion generators would minimize the use of…

Puerto Rico’s Energy Supply

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The simultaneous collapse of fuel supply and electricity supply in Puerto Rico shows the necessity for developing decentralized sources of energy that can survive hurricanes and earthquakes. Right now, such reliable sources don’t exist–solar and wind are both vulnerable to natural disasters and other sources are highly concentrated. Burying all electrical transmission lines would certainly…