energy Archive

China 2020 and 2030 energy plans

China’s total primary energy consumption is expected to have reached 4.36 billion tonnes of coal equivalent in 2016, up 1.4 percent compared to 2015. China’s total non-fossil fuel consumption rose to 13.3 percent of the total this year, up 1.3 …

China will help Iran redesign Arak nuclear reactor

China and Iran have signed the first commercial contract for the reconstruction of Iran’s Arak heavy water reactor. The core of the reactor was removed as part of an international agreement limiting Iran’s nuclear program in return for the lifting …

Fusion-Enabled Pluto Orbiter and Lander

The Direct Fusion Drive (DFD) concept provides game-changing propulsion and power capabilities that would revolutionize interplanetary travel. DFD is based on the Princeton Field-Reversed Configuration (PFRC) fusion reactor under development at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory. The mission context we …