PCAST Meeting: Accelerating Innovation in Energy Technologies

PCAST Meeting: Accelerating Innovation in Energy Technologies

You are invited to join a meeting held by the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology on January 21, 2022 from 2:45 PM – 5:00 PM ET. The focus of the meeting is on accelerating innovation in energy technologies, and it will feature a panel with experts in this field, including Fusion Industry…

Support for Fusion Energy in the House-passed Build Back Better Legislation

Support for Fusion Energy in the House-passed Build Back Better Legislation

The FIA applauds the U.S. House of Representatives for passing HR5376, the Build Back Better Act, because it will make transformative investments into fusion energy research, development, and deployment as a part of the legislation’s climate and energy provisions. The Build Back Better infrastructure package includes, among other sections, significant new investments into clean energy…

NASA RFI Seeking Fusion Concepts

NASA RFI Seeking Fusion Concepts

NASA has announced a Request for Information (RFI) entitled ‘Industry-Developed Tipping Point Technologies and Climate and Clean Energy Technologies for Early Stage Investment.’ Their announcement is below. The Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD) Industry-Developed Tipping Point Technologies and Climate and Clean Energy Technologies for Early Stage Investment – Request for Information is available via the…

IAEA Webinar: Pushing for fusion energy – what is happening now?

IAEA Webinar: Pushing for fusion energy – what is happening now?

You’re invited to join an IAEA-sponsored Webinar on Monday, Nov 22 2021 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM ET. This meeting will feature comments by FIA CEO Andrew Holland and a discussion led by FIA Director of Communications Melanie Windridge. The agenda is below. Agenda17:00 CETOpening Remarks by Ms. Sehila M. Gonzalez de Vicente (IAEA)…

White House Science Advisors Consider Fusion Energy in Public Meeting

White House Science Advisors Consider Fusion Energy in Public Meeting

On Tuesday, October 19, the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology hosted a discussion on “The Potential for Integrating Fusion into the U.S. Energy Grid” in the second day of a two day public meeting on Climate Change, Energy, and the Environment. The discussion with Dr. Richard Hawryluk, Chair of the National Academies…

FIA Sends Letter to Congress Requesting Fusion Energy Receives Equal Clean Energy Tax Treatment

FIA Sends Letter to Congress Requesting Fusion Energy Receives Equal Clean Energy Tax Treatment

The FIA sends a letter to the Senate Finance Committee asking Congress to ensure that fusion energy is eligible for the same 48C manufacturing tax credits that other clean, zero carbon energy sources are eligible for. On September 30, 2021, the CEO of the Fusion Industry Association, Andrew Holland, sent a letter to Chairman Ron…