Originally Posted by Augustus Sutter
The plasma focus does pose a real threat to the existing fossil-fuel energy multinationals, the Exxons and Enrons of the world. Not only would focus fusion reactors be cheap, producing energy at the equivalent of a oil at a dime a barrel, they would be decentralized, with each reactor producing perhaps 20 megawatts, enough for a town. This would both reduce transmission costs and inhibit corporate control of energy supply.
Sure would. This sort of thing is depressing, but not real surprising. The Brown Gas people made an auto engine that ran on water
and I've seen nothing on it in any major publication and doubt I ever will.