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.
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.
Fusion Industry Update
Our first Insights Q&A of 2023 took place on 8th February with Andrew Holland, CEO of the Fusion Industry Association.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fusion Energy - Preparing for International Markets
Our February Q&A event was with Chris Ajemian, VP Business Development and Regulatory Affairs at CTFusion.
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.
Fusion innovation paradigm shift - ecosystem challenges to commercialisation
Until now, fusion has predominantly been focused on technological innovation and not on commercialisation....
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.
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.
Reducing risk in complex projects
Why do mega-projects often fail, and what could fusion learn?