On Tuesday, July 25, the U.S. Department of Energy announced $4.6m for FY2023 INFUSE awards, further driving public-private partnerships between national labs & universities and industry to drive efforts towards fusion commercialization.
On June 13, alongside representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy, Helion Energy, US ITER Project Office, and General Atomics, FIA CEO Andrew Holland testified at a Congressional hearing on “From Theory to Reality: The Limitless Potential of Fusion Energy“, hosted by the Energy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. A main theme from the hearing: the general consensus to increase support for accelerated fusion commercialization, a feat that will unlock “limitless potential” for energy, climate, and economic benefits.
On June 13 at 2pm, FIA CEO Andrew Holland will testify at a Congressional hearing on “From Theory to Reality: The Limitless Potential of Fusion Energy”, hosted by the Energy Subcommittee of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
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.
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).
The Fusion Industry Association (FIA) hosted our second annual conference on March 29, 2023 in Washington, DC.
On Thursday, March 9, the White House released their budget request for the 2024 fiscal year, set to begin in October. Within the budget is record funding of over $1 billion for fusion energy research in the Department of Energy Office of Fusion Energy Sciences. The FIA is pleased that the Biden Administration has recognized…
Putting carbon-free laser-driven fusion energy on the grid by the 2030s will require building out a supply chain ecosystem within the photonics industry.
The Fusion Industry Association signed a letter in December 2022 in support of funding the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.
On Monday, January 23, Representative Lofgren and Senator Padilla wrote a letter to President Biden in support of funding fusion energy.