FIA participates in 19th Annual Energy Tech Venture Forum

FIA participates in 19th Annual Energy Tech Venture Forum

Rice Alliance hosted a conference on September 15, focusing largely on the clean energy transition and the investment needed to achieve a carbon-zero future. The day-long conference at Rice University’s campus in Houston, TX included keynote speakers, panels, and a showcase on innovative emerging energy firms. Caroline spoke on a panel on fusion alongside Kieran…

Fusion in Special Competitive Studies Project Report

Fusion in Special Competitive Studies Project Report

The Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP) published an Interim Panel Report, Harnessing the New Geometry of Innovation, laying out actions for the U.S. to strategically position itself as a long-term leader of fusion energy acceleration and commercialization. The report is the fourth interim panel report using the work collected by the SCSP over the past…

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…

The global fusion industry in 2022: Report launch event in Brussels

The global fusion industry in 2022: Report launch event in Brussels

The FIA launched The global industry in 2022 report in Brussels on July 14. DG ENERGY Deputy Director General Massimo Garribba opened the event, remarking on the forward-thinking steps of the fusion industry and the possibility of achieving commercial fusion energy. He emphasized his excitement by the FIA member companies and the possibility of a…

The global fusion industry in 2022 report: In the news

The global fusion industry in 2022 report: In the news

The FIA’s The global fusion industry in 2022 report launch on July 14 broke the news of massive increases in investment for fusion companies around the world. Members of the press were active and interested in the progress of the fusion industry and the report gathered much attention from domestic and international news outlets. Below…

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…

Unleashing the Power of Fusion Energy: The FIA Participates in C2ES Webinar

Unleashing the Power of Fusion Energy: The FIA Participates in C2ES Webinar

On May 19, 2022, The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions hosted a webinar titled: Climate Solutions: Unleashing the Potential of Fusion Energy. The event was moderated by C2ES Director of Energy Analysis, Doug Vine. FIA CEO Andrew Holland spoke alongside Deputy Director for Energy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy Dr. Sally…

Senate Energy and Water Subcommittee Includes Fusion Energy Provisions in FY 22 Appropriations Bill

Senate Energy and Water Subcommittee Includes Fusion Energy Provisions in FY 22 Appropriations Bill

Chairwoman of the Energy and Water Development Subcommittee Dianne Feinstein, along with Ranking Member John Kennedy, included $ million to invest in fusion energy research and $ million for a milestone-based public-private partnership program in their budget for the Senate’s Energy and Water FY 22 Appropriations Bill. The funding provided in this bill incorporates an…