Fusion Industry Association Sends Letter on Fusion Budget to Secretary of Energy Granholm
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Fusion Industry Association Sends Letter on Fusion Budget to Secretary of Energy Granholm

On January 11, the Fusion Industry Association sent a letter to Secretary of Energy Granholm to express support for increasing funding and prioritizing commercialization of fusion energy in the 2025 budget request that will soon be delivered to Congress.

House Committee Passes Fusion Energy Act Amendment  Providing  Regulatory Certainty for Fusion Energy

House Committee Passes Fusion Energy Act Amendment Providing Regulatory Certainty for Fusion Energy

On December 5, the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted to report H.R.6544, the bipartisan Atomic Energy Advancement Act sponsored by Representatives Duncan and DeGette that would seek to reform the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. As the Committee considered passage of this legislation, Representatives Lori Trahan and Jay Obernolte offered a revised version of the Fusion…

Congressional Fusion Budget Misses the Opportunity

The Congressional Appropriations Committees in both the House and Senate, which write the bills that will fund the government, have passed their proposed funding bills for fusion energy research in the Energy and Water Appropriations bills, cutting the fusion budget significantly from the President’s request of $1.01 billion. In March, the President’s request to Congress…

Department of Energy Announces Milestone Public-Private Partnership Awards
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Department of Energy Announces Milestone Public-Private Partnership Awards

On May 31, 2023, the United States Department of Energy announced the first round of awardees of the milestone-based public private partnership program. Congratulations to the awardees, all FIA members: Commonwealth Fusion Systems, Focused Energy, Princeton Stellarators, Realta Fusion, Tokamak Energy, Type One Energy Group, Xcimer Energy, and Zap Energy.