And they continue to have problems with a functional system for feeding the thing $1million dollar pellets, not mentioned in the article. But, it's great news, an engineering marvel. I'm impressed they've gotten even this far. It's going to be many years before this is viable.
They always say it's 50 years away. That's because people only really work for 30 to 40 years and then retire, so success is off their horizon because they have no clue how long it will actually take. Just like with any project, even washing the dishes. Nobody knows.