Energy is at the center of all economic activity. The efficiency afforded by fusion — low input cost and the promise of endless energy produced — suggests that viable commercial nuclear fusion is a development off the Richter scale of modern advancements.
- Bloomberg Intelligence, December 2021
Guest: Phil Larochelle, Breakthrough Energy Ventures
In this introductory episode, we embark on a journey into the world of fusion technology, exploring its potential to revolutionise the energy sector. Phil Larochelle helps us understand why fusion is such an exciting proposition, and provides insights into the investment landscape surrounding fusion technology. Discover why fusion is trending and the unique opportunities it presents for investors. Get ready to dive into the future of energy!
Guest: Sir Ian Chapman, UK Atomic Energy Authority
In Episode 2, we demystify fusion technology and bridge the gap between science and business. Ian Chapman simplifies the complexities of fusion science, making it accessible to all. Join us as we explore the challenges that arise as we move from the lab to commercial fusion, address common safety concerns and discover the potential business opportunities of fusion.
Guest: Tina Tosukhowong, TDK Ventures
Are you ready to seize the opportunities presented by fusion technology? In Episode 3, we explore why investors should consider investing in fusion. Tina Tosukhowong shares valuable insights into the potential returns, market growth projections and the long-term sustainability of fusion energy. Discover why fusion is an attractive investment option for forward-thinking investors.
Guest: Tyler Ellis, Commonwealth Fusion Systems
When it comes to funding fusion technology, there are various avenues to explore. Episode 4 explores the world of fusion funding, from venture capital to government grants and public-private partnerships. Tyler Ellis shares some of the challenges faced by fusion companies in raising capital. Join us as we uncover the different funding options available and gain a deeper understanding of the risks.
Guest: Zachary Halem, Lazard
Embark on a deep dive into the risks and challenges associated with investing in fusion technology with our guest, Zachary Halem. In Episode 5, we navigate the intricate landscape of fusion investments, exploring technological hurdles, policy constraints and market uncertainties that investors may encounter.
Guests: Andrew Holland and Nick Walkden, Fusion Industry Association
Discover the power of strategic partnerships within the fusion industry with insights from the Fusion Industry Association. In Episode 6, Andrew Holland and Nick Walkden shed light on how collaboration can accelerate development, mitigate risks and create exceptional investment opportunities. Uncover the potential for synergy and explore the benefits of strategic alliances.
Guest: Sachin Desai, Helion Energy
Understanding the regulatory framework is crucial for investors in fusion technology. In Episode 7 we discuss the regulatory landscape of fusion and its possible impact on investment decisions. Sachin Desai shares thoughts on the current regulatory framework, potential future policy shifts and their implications. Join us as we navigate the complex regulatory environment and gain a deeper understanding of its significance for fusion investments.
"Why is it a private podcast?" you might be wondering. Because it's a one-off series rather than a long-term regular podcast, so we wanted to keep it separate and hidden.