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:  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

$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

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