Fusion Innovation Research Engine (FIRE) Collaboratives: U.S. Department of Energy Funding Opportunity Announcement
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Fusion Innovation Research Engine (FIRE) Collaboratives: U.S. Department of Energy Funding Opportunity Announcement

The U.S. Department of Energy has launched an innovative initiative Fusion Innovation Research Engine (FIRE) Collaboratives to establish collaborative networks that bridge the gap between fusion research and industry.

U.S. Department of Energy Releases Fusion Energy Public-Private Consortium Request for Information
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U.S. Department of Energy Releases Fusion Energy Public-Private Consortium Request for Information

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released a Request for Information (RFI) on a proposed Fusion Energy Public-Private Consortium Framework (PPCF). The PPCF aims to build on other initiatives within the U.S. Fusion Strategy, including the Milestone Program and FIRE Collaboratives, to catalyze partnerships to accelerate fusion commercialization.

FIA Participates in White House Summit: Marking Two Years of the Bold Decadal Vision for Commercial Fusion 
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FIA Participates in White House Summit: Marking Two Years of the Bold Decadal Vision for Commercial Fusion 

On June 6, the Fusion Industry Association (FIA) joined the White House and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the White House Summit: Marking Two Years of the Bold Decadal Vision for Commercial Fusion to provide updates on the path to commercialization and discuss remaining challenges and strategies for greater collaboration between public and private sectors.

FIA Supports Confirmation of Christopher Hanson for US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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FIA Supports Confirmation of Christopher Hanson for US Nuclear Regulatory Commission

On April 18, the FIA sent a letter to Chairman Carper and Ranking Member Capito of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works to support the renomination of US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Chairman Christopher Hanson.

US and Japan Partner to “Accelerate Fusion Energy Demonstration and Commercialization”
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US and Japan Partner to “Accelerate Fusion Energy Demonstration and Commercialization”

On April 10, the United States and Japan announced a strategic partnership to accelerate fusion commercialization efforts. The bilateral agreement aims to advance and build off of fusion initiatives from both countries – the US’ Bold Decadal Vision for Commercial Fusion Energy and Strategy for International Partnerships in a New Era of Fusion Development and Japan’s Fusion Energy Innovation Strategy. Both countries have been advancing fusion initiatives within their strategies, and this partnership is a key collaborative step forward amid the global race to commercial fusion.

US unveils global strategy to commercialize fusion as source of clean energy during COP28

US unveils global strategy to commercialize fusion as source of clean energy during COP28

The United States will work with other governments to speed up efforts to make nuclear fusion a new source of carbon-free energy, U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry said Tuesday, the latest of many U.S. announcements the last week aimed at combatting climate change.