Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Fusion Energy

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Fusion Energy

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Holds Hearing on Fusion Energy On Thursday, September 15 2022, the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, chaired by Senator Joe Manchin, holds a hearing on fusion energy. WATCH LIVE HERE. “The Federal Government’s Role in Supporting the Commercialization of Fusion Energy” The hearing will be held…

Senators Carper and Capito Letter to NRC Chairman Applauds Work to Craft Regulatory Path for Fusion

Senators Carper and Capito Letter to NRC Chairman Applauds Work to Craft Regulatory Path for Fusion

On August 18, the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee sent a letter to the Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission supporting the ongoing work of the NRC staff to craft a new framework for fusion energy. The letter notes fusion’s inherent safety, saying “Leading scientists from around…

16 of 18 2022 INFUSE public private partnership awards go to FIA members

16 of 18 2022 INFUSE public private partnership awards go to FIA members

On Wednesday, July 6th, the U.S Department of Energy announced the first round of 2022 INFUSE partnership awards for 18 projects with private industry that will enhance collaboration with DOE national laboratories and U.S. universities on fusion energy development. The awards were provided through the Innovation Network for Fusion Energy (INFUSE) program. 16 of these…

A Bold Decadal Vision for Fusion Energy: FIA Participates in White House Fusion Summit

A Bold Decadal Vision for Fusion Energy: FIA Participates in White House Fusion Summit

On March 17, 2022, the White House held a summit on Developing a Bold Decadal Vision for Commercial Fusion Energy, cohosted by the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The event marked breakthroughs in joint efforts to accelerate fusion energy development on all fronts, and featured key…

DOE Announces $175 Million for Novel Clean Energy Technology Projects, Including Fusion

DOE Announces $175 Million for Novel Clean Energy Technology Projects, Including Fusion

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $175 million for 68 research and development projects aimed at developing disruptive technologies to strengthen the nation’s advanced energy enterprise. Led by DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), the OPEN 2021 program prioritizes funding high-impact, high-risk technologies that support novel approaches to clean energy challenges. The selected…