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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.
FIA Issues Support for NRC Commissioner Baran
On May 25, 2023, the Fusion Industry Association (FIA) sent a letter to Senator Carper, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, and Senator Capito, Ranking Member, in support of the re-nomination of Commissioner Baran to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
Germany Publishes Memorandum on Laser Inertial Fusion Energy
Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) published a memorandum on inertial fusion energy (IFE) in May 2023. An expert panel of scientists analyzed the status of fusion energy, its position in Germany, and its unparalleled potential in the global clean energy transition. In their report, they give high level recommendations, listed below, to ensure Germany’s position as a global leader in fusion development.
Live Stream: Department of Energy Announces Fusion Milestone Program Awards
The US Department of Energy will announce the first round of awardees of the Milestone-Based Fusion Development Program on Wednesday, May 31 at 2pm ET via live-stream (embedded video below).
Fusion Industry Association Releases Supply Chain Report
The Fusion Industry Association (FIA) today released a report – The Fusion Industry Supply Chain: Opportunities and Challenges – analyzing the current fusion supply chain and projecting a huge growth in demand for fusion suppliers over the coming years. The report also found limited concern about geopolitical supply risk and a reluctance amongst suppliers to make the investments needed without firm commitments.
Job Opening: Director, UK and EU, Fusion Industry Association
The Fusion Industry Association (FIA) is expanding its presence in the United Kingdom and Europe. The FIA is the unified…
Japan Announces National Strategy For Fusion Energy
Japan announced a national strategy for fusion energy industrialization on Friday, April 13, calling for an integration of public and…
FusionXInvest Webinar: Is Fusion Energy Ready for Institutional Investors?
In a webinar on Thursday, April 20, before May’s FusionXInvest event in London, Andrew Holland, FIA CEO; Randall Volberg, Founder…
NRC Decision Separates Fusion Energy Regulation from Nuclear Fission
The five US NRC Commissioners announced in a vote that fusion energy would be regulated under the same regime as particle accelerators.
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) Publishes Fusion Energy Technology Assessment
The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a technology assessment report on fusion energy, GAO-23-105813, on March 30, 2023.
Fusion Industry Association Hosts Second Annual Conference
The Fusion Industry Association (FIA) hosted our second annual conference on March 29, 2023 in Washington, DC.
FIA Supports S.1111, the Bipartisan ADVANCE Act, to Clarify Regulation of Commercial Fusion Energy
FIA looks forward to working with the Senate for passage of S.1111, which would clarify fusion’s regulatory regime.
GLOBAL FUSION ENERGY REPORT
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“Essential reading for anyone interested in the fusion industry.”
–Andrew Holland, CEO, Fusion Industry Association