NRC Public Meetings On Proposed Rule Regulatory Framework for Fusion Systems
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NRC Public Meetings On Proposed Rule Regulatory Framework for Fusion Systems

On October 11, 2023, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held the first of a series of three public meetings to share the staff’s progress and seek public input on the preliminary proposed rule language, preliminary draft guidance (NUREG-1556, Volume 22), and specific topics of the proposed rule that would form the regulatory framework under 10 CFR Part 30 for fusion systems. 

FIA Participates in NRC Public Meeting on Developing a Regulatory Framework for Fusion Energy
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FIA Participates in NRC Public Meeting on Developing a Regulatory Framework for Fusion Energy

On July 12, 2023, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) held a public meeting to update progress on developing a regulatory framework for fusion energy. As the first meeting following the April NRC decision that separated fusion from fission regulations in the United States, it kicks off the progress that will be made as a result of the vote.

Fusion Industry Association Sends Letter on Fusion Regulations to European Commission Commissioner Simson
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Fusion Industry Association Sends Letter on Fusion Regulations to European Commission Commissioner Simson

On June 9, the Fusion Industry Association (FIA) sent a letter on the importance of risk-informed fusion regulations to European Commission Commissioner Simson. The letter comes at a time when governments are increasingly looking into solidifying regulations for fusion energy, following recent regulatory decisions by the United States and United Kingdom. Early movers will have a competitive advantage in further shaping the industry, which spent over $500m on the supply chain in 2022.

FusionXInvest Webinar: Is Fusion Energy Ready for Institutional Investors?

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 and VP Business Development at Type One Energy; Mark White, Investment Director at Future Planet Capital; and Dr. Melanie Windridge, CEO of Fusion Energy Insights; had a discussion on fusion energy’s readiness for mainstream institutional…

Fusion Energy Action Plan Outlined in Special Competitive Studies Project Report

Fusion Energy Action Plan Outlined 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…