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

Dec 26, 2021

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. 

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Here are all the stories for you to check out:

1.    On the brink of a new era in nuclear fusion R&D

2.    Department of Energy Announces Second Round of FY 2021 Public-Private Partnership Awards to Advance Fusion Energy

3.    World-leading experts join UKAEA fusion energy mission

And Power Engineering International interview with Tim Bestwick, Chief Technology Officer at UKAEA

4.    Breakthrough in efficient powering of high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnets


IAEA webinar: “Pushing for Fusion Energy—What is happening now?” 

New US Fusion Energy Website and Scitech Daily article about it

Will fusion energy define our clean energy future? Al Jazeera

Various news and opinion articles about fusion energy due to the recent boost in private investment funding:



The Week

The Times

Physics Today


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