Every now and then, a scientific breakthrough changes the world. From the Copernican heliocentric model of the universe and electricity to penicillin and the discovery of the structure of DNA, these developments transform our globe — and another one has been reached.
Andrew Holland, chief executive of the Fusion Industry Association, tells Hamish Johnston how commercial fusion could be delivering electricity to the grid by 2035.
The U.S. will lay out the first international strategy to commercialize nuclear fusion power at the upcoming UN climate summit in Dubai, U.S. Special Envoy on Climate Change John Kerry will say on Monday, two sources familiar with the announcement said.
A Janesville-based nuclear technology company with Madison-area facilities has received a $70 million investment to expand “near-term applications” of nuclear fusion technology used in the defense, industrial and health care sectors of the economy.
Companies are looking to commercialize advances made by federally supported research labs in the quest for boundless energy.
Scientists have been chasing the dream of harnessing the reactions that power the Sun since the dawn of the atomic era. Interest, and investment, in the potentially carbon-free energy source is heating up.
The Seattle region is solidifying its place as a global leader in the race for fusion energy, with five major companies looking to crack the code on the clean, sustainable power source.
Now is the time for Congress to double down on support for fusion energy development. Our nation is at a pivotal moment in the development of fusion energy as a clean, reliable source of power that could effectively address the climate crisis.
The IAEA’s Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi opened the IAEA’s 29th International Fusion Energy Conference (FEC) in London with the announcement an inaugural meeting of the World Fusion Energy Group will be convened next year.
When a reality, fusion will be a source of low carbon energy and can contribute to decarbonisation and diversification of energy generation, the IAEA states in its first World Fusion Outlook.