The Fusion Frontier: A New Energy Revolution

In the first episode of The Fusion Frontier podcast, we met Phil Larochelle who spoke about the world of fusion technology. Read to discover 3 key insights from this episode.

Feb 22, 2024

Fusion Industry Outlook & Trends for 2024

We were delighted to welcome Andrew Holland, CEO of the Fusion Industry Association to our member Q&A session. Here, we share 3 essential insights on the road ahead for fusion.

Feb 14, 2024

New fusion energy record from JET's final tritium experiments

The Joint European Torus (JET) fusion device broke another world record during its final deuterium-tritium (D-T) campaign, the UK Atomic Energy Authority announced on Thursday 8th February 2024.

Feb 09, 2024

The Latest Developments in Fusion Energy at the Royal Institution

We were delighted to be invited to the UKAEA's event at the Royal Institution. Read about what was covered a this near sell-out occasion.

Feb 05, 2024

5 Questions with SHINE Technologies

Our members receive our Fusion Insight Quarterly as part of their membership. We're sharing a sneak peek into December's issue about SHINE Technologies.

Feb 05, 2024

Taking the Leap: Why Companies are Investing in Fusion with Tina Tosukhowong

More key insights from our current podcast series. Fusion Frontiers. Read 3 key points from Tina Tosukhowong, TDK Ventures on why companies are investing in fusion.

Feb 02, 2024

Fusion Funding: Venture Capital and Beyond with Tyler Ellis

In our podcast with Tyler Ellis, investor and advisor at Commonwealth Fusion Systems, he explained the investment needed to bring commercial fusion into play. Read the key insights here.

Jan 22, 2024

What’s in store at next month’s FusionXInvest at MIT?

Find out more from Matthew Perks about the FusionXInvest event

Jan 12, 2024

Opinion: Four Admonitions for Private-Sector Fusion Companies

Looking ahead into the new year, Romi Mahajan shares some outsider observations about fusion for consideration.

Jan 09, 2024

Demystifying Fusion Technology: From Science to Business with Sir Ian Chapman

Read our 3 key insights from our podcast with Sir Ian Chapman on bridging the gap between science and business.

Jan 05, 2024

An intern’s tour of General Fusion

Our summer intern, Isaac Clemenger visited General Fusion in Canada. Find out what he discovered on his behind the scenes tour.

Jan 02, 2024

A year in fusion: 2023

Naomi Scott-Mearns and Melanie Windridge look back at the big fusion news of 2023 and summarise the three key trends of the year.

Dec 21, 2023

COP28: 3 Key Insights

Three key fusion insights from Simon Woodruff on behalf of Fusion Energy Insights from COP28

Dec 13, 2023

US announces new international fusion engagement plan at COP28

John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, announced a new US international engagement plan on fusion energy at COP28. Read about why this is important.

Dec 07, 2023

FusionXInvest agenda filling up fast

COP 28 looms large on the horizon and fusion energy is stealing some of the pre-COP limelight. The momentum is real, then. What does all of this mean for fusion investment and commercialisation?

Nov 22, 2023

Lithium: A Critical Fuel for the Fusion Revolution

Our November Q&A session, Nick Walkden talked to us about the vital role of Lithium in the development of fusion energy. Read the important takeaways. here.

Nov 16, 2023

UK and US form major partnership to accelerate global fusion energy development

The UK and the US have announced an important partnership to accelerate fusion energy . Read about why this is such good news.

Nov 10, 2023

Insights from the IAEA Fusion Energy Conference

The IAEA Fusion Energy Conference was a fantastic demonstration on how fusion energy is coming to the fore. Read our top takeaways from the event.

Oct 29, 2023

FusionXInvest in Boston in 2024

Join us at FusionXInvest in Boston this February. FusionXInvest is designed to bring capital and investment to the fusion energy industry.

Oct 23, 2023

New UK Fusion Strategy Announced

This week, Andrew Bowie MP, Minister of Nuclear and Networks announced the latest UK fusion strategy. Read more to find out what was said.

Oct 19, 2023

ITER and building a fusion supply chain

ITER ("The Way" in Latin) is one of the most ambitious energy projects in the world today. We invited Roberto Hinojosa to our September Q&A session to find out more...

Sep 22, 2023

Government announces up to £650 million for UK alternatives to Euratom

The UK Government announced £650m in new funding for fusion on 7th September 2023. Why is this a significant move for the ambitious UK fusion industry?

Sep 14, 2023

Germany announces new fusion programme

Germany has announced a new public programme for fusion. How does this new plan change the level of funding and commitment for fusion in Germany?

Sep 12, 2023

General Fusion announces new fusion demo machine

General Fusion announced plans to build a new magnetised target fusion (MTF) device in August 2023. Read our blog to find out exactly what is significant about this plan.

Aug 24, 2023

SHINE Technologies Achieves Visible Proof of Fusion

In August 2023, SHINE Technologies demonstrated Cherenkov radiation. What is this and why does it matter?

Aug 17, 2023

Tokamak Energy and Sumitomo Corporation sign collaboration agreement to accelerate industrialisation of fusion energy

This partnership is an important step to accelerate the delivery of commercial fusion. Find out more...

Aug 04, 2023

Amolika Bansal - exploring how fusion technology can address global challenges

Amolika - "What excites me is that fusion energy holds the potential to revolutionise multiple sectors by providing a clean, abundant, and sustainable power source."

Aug 03, 2023

First Light and IDOM to collaborate on radionuclide production

Fusion isn't just about energy! Find out how First Light Fusion's partnership with IDOM Nuclear Services can benefit medical science

Aug 03, 2023

Isaac Clemenger - impressed by the huge breadth of the fusion industry

Our interns are with us to learn about fusion energy, so what has Isaac learnt during his time with us?

Jul 20, 2023

Patrick O'Regan - the fusion intern with a politics background

"The most surprising thing I have discovered is how close we actually are to realising fusion energy" Read more from our student intern, Patrick O'Regan.

Jul 20, 2023

Ryan Oatley - "Fusion Energy Insights has been an invaluable experience"

Energy, space propulsion and fusion investment--find out about intern Ryan Oatley's motivations and experiences with us this summer.

Jul 20, 2023

Launch of the Fusion Industry Association's 2023 report

We had a fantastic evening at the launch event of the FIA's 2023 Fusion Energy report.

Jul 13, 2023

FIA’s 2023 report shows industry growth and optimism

The Fusion Industry Association has released its report about the fusion industry. Read our summary of the 3 key insights.

Jul 12, 2023

Fusion industry could face supply chain ‘chicken-and-egg’ scenario – FIA Supply Chain Report insights

Back in May the FIA published their report on the fusion industry supply chain. Read more to discover one of the problems that report raised.

Jun 15, 2023

NIF breakthrough and the commercialisation of inertial fusion

Our May Insights Q&A covered the NIF announcement of energy gain in December 2022. In this session we get 3 different perspectives of the breakthrough.

May 30, 2023

Helion announces world’s first fusion energy purchase agreement with Microsoft

Our explanation of what the news that Helion Energy will provide Microsoft with electricity in 5 years means for the industry.

May 24, 2023

FusionXInvest Insights

We had a fantastic couple of days at FusionXInvest this week. Read o brief roundup, along with 3 key insights.

May 24, 2023

Japan’s Fusion Energy Innovation Strategy

The Japanese Government have announced its first nuclear fusion strategy, backing up the collaboration between public and private sectors. Find out more about the strategy and why it's important .

May 17, 2023

Women in Fusion Profile - Miki Nishimura

Miki is an engineer with Kyoto Fusioneering, a company that specialises in fusion plant engneering. She works with plasma experts and fusion plant engineers.

May 09, 2023

First steady-state, high performance tokamak plasma achieved on EAST in China

The EAST tokamak achieved a stable H-mode plasma for 403 seconds, which is a new record pulse length for high performance operation in tokamaks (over 6.5 minutes).

Apr 27, 2023

US government initiatives for fusion energy development

For our Insights Q&A in April we invited Ahmed Diallo and Sam Wurzel from ARPA-E to share their perspectives on US government initiatives for fusion energy development.

Apr 26, 2023

US fusion regulation will separate it from nuclear fission

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has voted unanimously for the development of a fusion regulatory framework. What does this mean for fusion?

Apr 21, 2023

Fusion News: Fusion start-up receives $29M, falling in love with fusion and more!

Cyd Cowley, PhD student at the University of York, presents a summary of recent fusion energy news stories on behalf of The Fusion Industry Association.

Apr 11, 2023

Fusion News:  SPRIND approves  Pulsed Light Technologies, Eni and CFS speed up plans for fusion energy and UK and US launch $3m fusion energy materials project

A summary of recent fusion energy news stories is presented by Dr Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy on behalf of The Fusion Industry Association.

Mar 24, 2023

Commonwealth Fusion Systems and Eni Sign Strategic Framework Agreement

Fusion company CFS and energy company Eni have signed an agreement for closer collaboration on fusion. Read to understand why this is significant news.

Mar 15, 2023

Join us at Fusion Energy Insights as an intern this summer

After the successful placement of two students last year, we’re offering three placements for undergraduate interns via the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) Fusion Industry Programme (FIP).

Mar 14, 2023

Fusion News: Japan experiments with alternate fuel, foresight study on  developments in advancing fusion and companies aim to trigger rapid-fire fusion blasts

Dr. Leigh Ann Kesler, a consultant specialising in science communication, gives updates on the latest in fusion for the latest episode of Fusion News on behalf of The Fusion Industry Association.

Mar 12, 2023

$1bn for fusion in Biden's US budget request for 2024

President Biden has announced the 2024 budget proposal which includes record funding for fusion energy. Here are some details.

Mar 09, 2023

Women in Fusion Profile: Dr. Denise Hinkel

Dr. Denise Hinkel is a physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and serves as a Team Lead for predictive capability within the Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) Programme.

Mar 09, 2023

Women in Fusion Profile: Leah Morgan

Leah Morgan is a Diagnostic Project Engineer at the UK Atomic Energy Authority. She is responsible for defining, designing, and installing diagnostics on the JET, MAST-U, and ITER tokamaks.

Mar 07, 2023

Women in Fusion Profile: Kelli Humbird

Kelli is a Design Physicist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. She completed her PhD in Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University in 2019.

Mar 07, 2023

Women in Fusion Profile: Radha Bahukutumbi

Radha Bahukutumbi is currently a Distinguished Scientist at the University of Rochester’s Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE). We asked her to tell us more about her work.

Mar 06, 2023

FusionXInvest London Announced

FusionXInvest: the first in a series of global events designed to bring capital and investment to the fusion energy industry.

Mar 02, 2023

UK reaffirms commitment to fusion strategy and brings together fusion leaders and investors to spur the delivery of fusion energy

Last week, Fusion Energy Insights founder, Melanie Windridge, attended a Fusion Energy Breakfast event at No. 10 Downing Street.

Mar 01, 2023

Fusion News: Fusion prototype to be built at Culham, Russian magnet arrives at ITER and UK gov announces fusion delivery body

In the latest episode of Fusion News, Jasmine Mund, engineering intern at Kyoto Fusioneering, gives updates on the latest in fusion news on behalf of The Fusion Industry Association.

Feb 27, 2023

Fusion Industry Update

Our first Insights Q&A of 2023 took place on 8th February with Andrew Holland, CEO of the Fusion Industry Association.

Feb 20, 2023

Fusion News: Fusion's future according to women, TAE launches subsidiary and how metal alloys can support fusion

In this week's episode of Fusion News, Cyd Cowley, PhD student at the University of York, gives updates on the latest in global fusion energy news on behalf of The Fusion Industry Association.

Feb 13, 2023

Fusion News: DOE fusion funding, tokamak experiments provide unique data and Chinese tokamak achieves improved plasma retention

Dr. Hazel Lowe, Head of Laser Diagnostics at Tokamak Energy, discusses the latest updates in global fusion news from The Fusion Industry Association.

Jan 29, 2023

Fusion News: The Good Tech Awards, World Survey of Fusion Devices and possible delays for ITER

Dr. Leigh Ann Kesler, a consultant specialising in science communication, gives updates on the latest in fusion for this week’s episode of Fusion News from The Fusion Industry Association.

Jan 15, 2023

Fusion News: Fusion highlights of 2022

In Friday 16th's episode of Fusion News, Cyd Cowley, shares some of the major fusion developments from this year.

Dec 19, 2022

NIF achieves energy gain

The U.S. Department of Energy announces that the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has achieved fusion energy gain.

Dec 13, 2022

Perspectives on investment for the energy transition and how to approach fusion

Amy Duffuor and Dr. Lauren Hartle joined us for December's Q&A Insights session.

Dec 12, 2022

Fusion News: UK Start-up plans reactor, TAE wins $17.4M grant and BEIS commit millions to spearhead fusion innovation

Emre Yildirim, PhD student at the University of Manchester, updates us on the latest in fusion energy news worldwide on behalf of The Fusion Industry Association.

Dec 04, 2022

Fusion News: Russia sends France giant magnet, and how magnets might be the future of fusion

A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Cyd Cowley, Cyd shares the latest news articles about fusion from around the world on behalf of The Fusion Industry

Nov 21, 2022

Opportunities for SMEs in the growing fusion industry

On November 10th we welcomed Thomas P. Davis, President & Chief Technology Officer, Oxford Sigma on to discuss opportunities for SMEs in the growing fusion ecosystem.

Nov 15, 2022

Fusion News: Prototype fusion reactor revealed, 70 foot fusion gun and new fusion pilot plant in the US announced

Dr. Hazel Lowe, Head of Laser Diagnostics at Tokamak Energy, gives updates on the latest in fusion news from around the world on behalf of The Fusion Industry Association.

Nov 04, 2022

Fusion Energy Insights on The Road

It has been a busy autumn for Fusion Energy Insights, with founder Melanie Windridge travelling to both New York and Lisbon to discuss fusion energy, as well as events at home in London.

Oct 31, 2022

Fusion News: UKAEA and Tokamak collaboration, how fusion will help decarbonise the power system and groundbreaking experiments at JET

Dr. Leigh Ann Kesler, a consultant specialising in science communication, gives updates on the latest in fusion for this week’s episode of Fusion News.

Oct 24, 2022

Materials challenges for fusion energy & the fusion materials roadmap

On Wednesday 12th October we had an Insights Q&A session with Amanda Quadling, Director of Materials at UKAEA, talking about materials challenges for fusion energy.

Oct 17, 2022

Fusion News: Feds commit $50M for fusion; UK fusion plant for West Burton, and Z-pinch fusion

Emre Yildirim, PhD student at the University of Manchester studying materials of fusion energy, gives updates on the latest in fusion from The Fusion Industry Association.

Oct 09, 2022

US Department of Energy announces $50M fusion development programme

On Thursday, September 22, the US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $50M fusion development program at the Global Clean Energy Action Forum in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Oct 07, 2022

Fusion News: Regulating fusion, Manchin hearing on commercialisation and Japan to draft fusion strategy

Dr. Leigh Ann Kesler, a consultant specialising in science communication, gives updates on the latest in fusion for this week’s episode of Fusion News for the Fusion Industry Association.

Sep 25, 2022

Digital Engineering and advanced techniques to improve efficiencies for commercial fusion

Gary Reed, Energy Transition Business Manager at Assystem, together with Graham Openshaw, Head of digital at Assystem, discuss what role digital engineering will play in commercialising fusion.

Sep 15, 2022

Ox To Zero: A one day event with Oxfordshire's most innovative thinkers

Last week Fusion Energy Insights founder, Melanie Windridge attended the Ox to Zero event that took place at the Blavatnik School of Government in Oxford.

Sep 14, 2022

Fusion News: Thailand joins China on project, researchers ready to leverage the power of exascale and Scientists apply boron to tungsten components in fusion facilities

Dr. Hazel Lowe, Head of Laser Diagnostics at Tokamak Energy, gives updates on the latest in fusion news from around the world for the Fusion Industry Association.

Sep 11, 2022

Safoora Chaudhary: Fusion Energy Insights Intern

This summer, Fusion Energy Insights took on 2 interns as part of the UKAEA Fusion Industry Programme (Education scheme). Safoora Chaudhary is one of our interns...

Aug 31, 2022

Fusion News: Ignition confirmed for first time, TAE's planned  fusion reactor and peanut shaped reactors

In this week's episode of Fusion News, Cyd Cowley, PhD student at the University of York, gives updates on the latest in fusion from around the world.

Aug 26, 2022

Isabella Cooper-Brown: Fusion Energy Insights Intern

Isabella Cooper-Brown has been working with Future Energy Insights as in intern this summer as part of the Fusion Industry Programme. We caught up with her to find out a bit more about her.

Aug 22, 2022

Fusion News: A look back over the top fusion energy news from the last 12 months

Cyd Cowley, PhD student at the University of York, introduces our summer special episode, in which the Fusion News Team selected their favourite news stories from the past year to highlight.

Aug 14, 2022

Opportunities of Commercial Fusion

Our public Q&A Insights in July was with Simon Barber, UK managing director of Assystem on Opportunities of Commercial Fusion.

Aug 10, 2022

Fusion News: Nuclear Investment hits £2.5 billion, update on laser fusion and UKAEA and Commonwealth Fusion Systems sign agreement

In this week's episode of Fusion News, Cyd Cowley, PhD student at the University of York, gives updates on the latest in fusion from around the world.

Aug 01, 2022

Fusion News: UK unveils nuclear fusion plant, design work starts on European commercial fusion power station and Fusion funding doubles in 12 months.

In this week’s episode of Fusion News, Emre Yildirim, PhD student at the University of Manchester, gives updates on key fusion news stories.

Jul 18, 2022

What does the Russian invasion of Ukraine mean for energy and climate change?

July's Q&A Insights session was with Dr Ajay Gambhir, a Senior Research Fellow at the Imperial College London Grantham Institute for Climate Change and the Environment.

Jul 08, 2022

Fusion News: Seattle Startup, tritium fuel shortage, UK regulatory framework and AI to accelerate fusion

In this week’s episode of Fusion News, Dr. Leigh Ann Kesler, Fusion Consultant Specialising in Science Communication, gives updates on key fusion news stories.

Jul 04, 2022

Regulation decision to help ‘accelerate’ fusion energy progress

On 20th June 2022, the UK government announced that fusion energy facilities will continue to be regulated by the Environment Agency (EA) and Health & Safety Executive (HSE).

Jun 26, 2022

Fusion News: Fast lasers, corrosion resistance for fusion and UK leads energy breakthrough

This week’s episode of Fusion News is a summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr. Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy.

Jun 17, 2022

The Physics of Fusion, Tokamaks and Beyond: Implications for Commercialisation of Fusion

June's Q&I Insights was with Dr Alan Costly on The physics of fusion, tokamaks and beyond. Dr Costley has a PhD in plasma spectroscopy from Imperial College London.

Jun 13, 2022

Fusion News: Bottling the sun, fusion reactor capacity, fusion funding increases and robotic snakes.

Cyd Cowley, PhD Student at the University of York and working at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, gives updates on the latest in fusion for this week’s episode of Fusion News.

Jun 05, 2022

World Environment Day: Fusion's Part in a New Energy System

Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually on June 5th since 1974, World Environment Day is the largest global platform for environmental public outreach.

Jun 04, 2022

Fusion News: Tokamak Energy investment, Cyrogenic Innovation and MIT expands to build SPARC

In this week’s episode of Fusion News by the Fusion Industry Association, Dr. Erica Salazar, Magnet Systems Lead at Commonwealth Fusion Systems, discusses several key fusion news stories.

May 22, 2022

Demonstrating new technologies and lessons from fission

Our May Insights Q&A event was with Dr Ashley Finan, the Director of the National Reactor Innovation Center and a Division Director at Idaho National Laboratory.

May 15, 2022

Fusion News: Australian fusion $, White House support and MIT machine learning

Emre Yildirim, PhD Student at the University of Manchester, gives updates on the latest in fusion for this week’s episode of Fusion News.

May 08, 2022

Fusion News: Oxford Start up breakthrough, digital twins and  fusion reactor walls

In this week’s episode of Fusion News, Dr. Leigh Ann Kesler, Fusion Consultant Specialising in Science Communication, gives updates on several fusion news stories.

Apr 28, 2022

Safety and Risk Considerations for Fusion Power Plants

Governments now are increasingly thinking about how to regulate the new fusion industry. A good regulatory framework needs to be proportionate to the hazard.

Apr 18, 2022

First Light announces fusion from their projectile-driven approach

First Light Fusion has achieved fusion reactions by a new approach, proving their unique new target technology.

Apr 07, 2022

The health risks of radiation and surrounding misconceptions

Our March Insights Q&A event was with Prof. Gerry Thomas, Chair in Molecular Pathology at Imperial College London and Director of the Chernobyl Tissue Bank.

Apr 03, 2022

Fusion News: White House event, 100 million degrees, and a "Big Gun"

In this summary of Fusion News, Cyd Cowley presents a series of stories about the White House fusion energy event, a 100 million degree breakthrough at Tokamak Energy and more.

Mar 28, 2022

USA: Developing a Bold Decadal Vision for Commercial Fusion Energy

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted a White House Summit where fusion energy leaders set out their proposal for an updated fusion strategy.

Mar 23, 2022

Fusion News: Pilot plant "gaps", more magnet innovation & funding for Shanghai-based fusion company

A roundup of the latest fusion news from The Fusion Industry Association presented by Dr. Erica Salazar, a Magnet Systems Lead at Commonwealth Fusion Systems.

Mar 14, 2022

Tokamak Energy Achieves Plasma Temperatures of 100 Million Degrees

The Tokamak Energy team has achieved plasma temperatures of 100 million degrees in their spherical tokamak fusion device ST40. This is the temperature threshold required for commercial fusion energy.

Mar 10, 2022

Fusion Energy - Preparing for International Markets

Our February Q&A event was with Chris Ajemian, VP Business Development and Regulatory Affairs at CTFusion.

Mar 07, 2022

Fusion News: JET’s fusion record, AI for fusion, stellarator shaping and tritium engineering

A summary of the latest fusion news from the Fusion Industry Association. This episode is presented by presented by Emre Yildirim, a PhD student working on materials for fusion energy.

Feb 28, 2022

Fusion News: Major milestones, industrial giants join fusion efforts and Japanese start-up investment

A summary of the latest fusion news from the Fusion Industry Association. This episode is presented by Cyd Cowley, a PhD student working at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy.

Feb 14, 2022

Significance of JET Record Fusion Energy Announcement

On Wednesday 9th February, EUROfusion and the UK Atomic Energy Authority announced the results of the latest experimental campaign on the JET tokamak.

Feb 11, 2022

Women in Fusion Profile -  Rhiann Canavan

A profile of Rhiann Canavan, a Research and Development Engineer at the Culham Science Centre.

Feb 09, 2022

Fusion from a physics and economics perspective

3 insights from author Q&A with Arthur Turrell, discussing fusion energy from a physics and economics viewpoint.

Feb 07, 2022

Fusion News: South Korea’s tokamak milestone, General Fusion compression progress and JET’s 100,000th pulse

A summary of the latest fusion news from the Fusion Industry Association. This episode is presented by Dr Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy, UK.

Jan 30, 2022

Fusion News: 2021 summary, China's tokamak record & fusion finance

A summary of the latest fusion news from the Fusion Industry Association. This episode is presented by Cyd Cowley, a PhD student working at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy.

Jan 17, 2022

Fusion News: A new era in fusion, Public-Private Partnerships, and a breakthrough in powering HTS magnets

A summary of the latest fusion news from the Fusion Industry Association. This episode is presented by Dr. Erica Salazar, a Magnet Systems Lead at Commonwealth Fusion Systems.

Dec 26, 2021

Fusion innovation paradigm shift - ecosystem challenges to commercialisation

Until now, fusion has predominantly been focused on technological innovation and not on commercialisation....

Dec 13, 2021

Fusion News: Almost $2bn in new fusion investment, edge shaping improves performance and more...

A summary of the latest fusion news from the Fusion Industry Association. This episode is presented by Emre Yildirim, PhD student at the University of Manchester.

Dec 10, 2021

Commonwealth Fusion Systems Raises $1.8 Billion in Funding to Commercialise Fusion Energy

We’re really seeing the momentum build in the fusion space now and the increased funding will allow the plans to be executed faster.

Dec 02, 2021

Addressing the technical challenges beyond energy breakeven

There are various areas where we still need technology development or facilities to do research or testing because we just don’t have all the answers yet.

Nov 19, 2021

Helion announces the largest private fusion fundraise so far - $500m+

Private fusion company Helion has secured $500m to deliver a fusion demonstrator, and there’s additional commitments of $1.7bn going forward.

Nov 10, 2021

How is the energy landscape changing for utilities and how will fusion fit?

Renewables are changing energy systems and LCOE may not always be the most important metric for clean energy companies seeking to compete.

Oct 25, 2021

UK set to be first country to legislate for safe and efficient rollout of fusion energy

The UK government has released a fusion strategy document and declared that the UK will become the first country in the world to legislate the safe and effective rollout of fusion energy.

Oct 04, 2021

Reducing risk in complex projects

Why do mega-projects often fail, and what could fusion learn?

Sep 27, 2021

Commonwealth Fusion Systems creates viable path to commercial fusion power with world’s strongest magnet

Commonwealth Fusion Systems (CFS) announced the successful test of the world’s strongest high-temperature superconducting (HTS) fusion magnet. So, what have they done and why does it matter?

Sep 10, 2021

NIF Experiment Puts Researchers at Threshold of Fusion Ignition

A National Ignition Facility (NIF) experiment achieved a fusion energy release of 1.3 mega joules (MJ). So, what have they done and why does it matter?

Aug 20, 2021