Navigating Risks in Fusion Investments with Zachery Halem, Lazard

Technology risk is the biggest risk in fusion currently. Read our insights from our podcast with Zachery Halem who discusses navigating the risks in fusion investment

Apr 09, 2024

Nuclear Energy Summit Report & Key Insights

After last week's IAEA Nuclear Energy Summit, Melanie Windridge reports back on the highlights of the event and the important insights into what was discussed.

Mar 25, 2024

5 questions with… Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Commonwealth Fusion Systems featured in our ‘5 Questions With…’ interview in the March 2024 issue of the Fusion Energy Insights Quarterly. Read on to find out more.

Mar 28, 2024

Explainer – Fusion Organisations

Find out who's who in the fusion industry. From fusion related groups to those who support fusion alongside other activities, this explainer will help you understand their remits.

Mar 14, 2024

Industry Partnerships: Collaborating for Fusion Success with Andrew Holland, Fusion Industry Association, and Nick Walkden

In the 6th episode of our recent podcast series we spoke to Andrew Holland Nick Walkden about the importance of fusion partnerships - Find out more here.

Mar 10, 2024

3 Insights from FusionXInvest Boston

Alice Durham shares 3 key insights from FusionXInvest and asks is fusion energy the new space race?

Mar 04, 2024

Leaping the ‘Valley of Death’: Insights from Harvard’s Workshop on Commercialization Pathways for Fusion Energy

Do you know about 'valley of death'—a phase where technologies falter in the transition from academia to commercialisation? Find out more from these 3 key insights...

Feb 29, 2024

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

Reducing risk in complex projects

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

Sep 27, 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