The Fusion Industry Association public
[search 0]
More

Download the App!

show episodes
 
F
Fusion News

1
Fusion News

The Fusion Industry Association

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly+
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by young fusion researchers. Keep up to date with all the recent news in the industry in this one easy, fortnightly package. And look out for the bonus "Extra" deep-dives. Fusion News is also available as a video version for those who like pictures: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQSc-BFbCpFJjhZldM3BOcQ Artwork provided by Davis & Musgrove Ltd.
 
Bringing you the news from the worldwide nuclear energy sector, interviews with key players and easy-to-follow guides to the nuclear essentials each month. The World Nuclear News team has been reporting about nuclear power since 2007 at: https://www.world-nuclear-news.org/ WNN is supported by the World Nuclear Association and draws on its global network of contacts across the industry, academia and international agencies.
 
Loading …
show series
 
What can be done to improve the process of getting approval for new nuclear in different countries? If a reactor, for example a small modular reactor, is approved in one country, can that help to speed up the process in a different country? Jay Wileman is president and CEO of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy so is well placed to outline what the issues ar…
 
Dr. Leigh Ann Kesler, a consultant specializing in science communication, gives updates on the latest in fusion for this week’s episode of Fusion News. Links to the articles mentioned are included below. 1. The 2022 Good Tech Awards https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/29/te... 2. World Survey of Fusion Devices 2022 https://www.iaea.org/publications/152…
 
Uranium is a key part of the nuclear energy sector and there has been a growing focus on it, and the entire nuclear fuel cycle, following Russia's military action in Ukraine. Claire Maden sets out the fascinating history of uranium and John Ciampaglia, CEO of Sprott Asset Management, joins us to discuss the uranium market in 2022 and how that is li…
 
2022 has been a monumental year for fusion; this week alone was immensely groundbreaking. In today’s episode of Fusion News, Cyd Cowley, PhD student at the University of York, gives updates on some of the major fusion developments from this year (as a continuation from the highlight episode published over the summer).…
 
A summary of the most recent fusion news presented by Emre Yildirim, PhD Student in Materials for fusion energy at the University of Manchester. All the links from the discussed stories are below: 1. British nuclear fusion start-up plans $570m reactor https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2022/11/27/british-nuclear-fusion-start-up-plans-570m-reactor…
 
The World Association of Nuclear Operators generally keeps a low public profile, but its CEO Ingemar Engkvist joins us to explain why that low public profile is deliberate, and outlines how the organisation works and how its members support each other. He also discusses the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war. Watch out for Engkvist's very unusual sto…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Cyd Cowley. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. 1. Despite conflict Russia sends France giant magnet for nuclear fusion project https://phys.org/news/2022-11-conflic... 2. Here’s how supporting fusion energy today could solve tomorrow’s winter heating woes ht…
 
Dr. Hazel Lowe, Head of Laser Diagnostics at Tokamak Energy, gives updates on the latest in fusion news from around the world. Links to the articles mentioned are included below. 1. Tokamak Energy ST80-HTS hailed as next step to grid fusion https://www.theengineer.co.uk/content... 2. How do neutrons interact with reactor materials? https://phys.org…
 
October saw the big news that a strategic partnership of Cameco Corporation and Brookfield Renewable Partners is to acquire Westinghouse Electric Company for a total enterprise value of approximately USD8 billion. Brookfield Renewable, together with its institutional partners, will own a 51% interest in Westinghouse and Cameco will own 49%. Closing…
 
Emre Yildirim, PhD student at the University of Manchester studying materials of fusion energy, gives updates on the latest in fusion from the past two weeks. Links to the articles mentioned are included below. 1. Feds Commit $50 Million to For-Profit Nuclear Fusion Companies, Chasing the ‘Holy Grail’ of Clean Energy https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/26…
 
The global nuclear sector gathered in London in September for World Nuclear Symposium. Key figures from the industry took part in discussions on the challenges and opportunities for future growth. In this episode we bring you a selection of their views, as they outline the huge demand for small modular reactors, but also the regulatory harmonisatio…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. https://www.springnews.co.th/keep-the-world/829255 2. https://www.hpcwire.com/2022/09/02/using-exascale-supercomputers-to-make-clean-f…
 
The Tenth Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons took place at the United Nations in New York during August. Ambassador Gustavo Zlauvinen took time out during the talks to explain the issues with a special focus on how a key part of the NPT is the sharing of nuclear technology for peaceful purpose…
 
The past year was huge for fusion breakthroughs on all levels. Science, industry, and partnerships all saw immense growth and developments. Cyd Cowley, PhD student at the University of York, introduces our summer special episode, in which the Fusion News Team selected their favourite news stories from the past year to highlight. 1. US lab stands on…
 
The European Parliament vote favouring nuclear being included as a sustainable investment in the EU taxonomy was bigger than expected - Nucleareurope’s Jessica Johnson explains why. Jonathan Cobb crunches the numbers on the nuclear industry and the IAEA’s Lisa Lande discusses leadership and why it is so important in the nuclear sector. Jessica John…
 
In this week's episode of Fusion News, Cyd Cowley, PhD student at the University of York, gives updates on the latest in fusion from around the world. Links to the articles mentioned are included below: 1. Nuclear fusion investment hits £2.5bn in race for breakthrough https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/... 2. Laser-fusion facility heads back to t…
 
We are joined by Urenco CEO Boris Schucht, a lifelong supporter and advocate for the energy transition who describes how he went back to his roots at the globally active uranium enrichment company. He talks about the role nuclear can play in hitting climate targets, how players in the fuel cycle can respond to current world events as well as meetin…
 
This week’s episode of Fusion News is a summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr. Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy. Links to all of the articles mentioned are below. 1. Clean energy’s new hope: really fast lasers https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/cl... Marvel Fusion article Dr. Lowe mentions: https://www.faz.n…
 
Cyd Cowley, PhD Student at the University of York and working at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, gives updates on the latest in fusion for this week’s episode of Fusion News. Links to the articles mentioned are included below. 1. Bottling the sun: The world has been trying to master this limitless clean energy source since the 1930s. 1. We’re …
 
The President of the Canadian Nuclear Association, John Gorman, joins us to talk about the prospects for nuclear energy in Canada, SMRs, green bonds, his experience switching from renewables to the nuclear sector, and how both can work together to tackle climate change. Our In Focus is on China, with World Nuclear Association's Francois Morin talki…
 
In this week’s episode of Fusion News, Dr. Erica Salazar, Magnet Systems Lead at Commonwealth Fusion Systems, discusses several key fusion news stories. Links to the articles mentioned are included below. 1. Fusion start-up Tokamak Energy calls for investment into nascent sector https://www.ft.com/content/df82003b-d831-4147-865b-5c4d636d2b9d 2. Rea…
 
HB11 to develop new laser, White House setting sights, harnessing machine learning and physics puzzle unravelled… A roundup of the fortnightly fusion news by Emre Yildirim, a PhD student studying materials for fusion energy. All the links to the associated stories are below: 1. HB11 Energy awarded $22 million project to develop Australian nuclear f…
 
Director General of World Nuclear Association, Sama Bilbao y León, joins us for the first World Nuclear News monthly podcast. She sets out the opportunities and challenges facing the nuclear sector. John Lindberg separates fact and fiction when it comes to radiation, and Warwick Pipe and Claire Maden join host Alex Hunt to discuss what has been mak…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. HB11 Energy achieves world-first hydrogen fusion milestone with a laser, plans US$20m Series A https://www.afr.com/technology/bold-pla…
 
In this week's episode of Fusion News, Cyd Cowley, a PhD student working at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy presents a series of stories about the White House fusion energy event, a 100 million degree breakthrough at Tokamak Energy, the "Big Gun" at First Light Fusion, new information about Marvel Fusion, and bonuses. 1. To Help Tackle Climate …
 
A roundup of the latest fusion news present by Dr. Erica Salazar, a Magnet Systems Lead at Commonwealth Fusion Systems. 1. Researchers examine the performance of a fusion power pilot plant to generate electricity https://phys.org/news/2022-02-fusion-electricity.html 2. Self-sustained diverter oscillation mechanism identified in fusion plasma experi…
 
A roundup of the latest fusion news presented by Emre Yildirim, a PhD student working on materials for fusion energy. Links to the stories discussed are below: 1. Major Breakthrough on Nuclear Fusion energy https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-60312633 2. Physics Breakthrough as AI Successfully Controls Plasma in Nuclear Fusion Experiment h…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Cyd Cowley. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. U.S. Project Reaches Major Milestone toward Practical Fusion Power https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/u-s-project-reaches-major-milestone-toward-practical-fusion-power/ …
 
With a plethora of news regarding new rounds of funding for fusion and big milestones being achieved, this months episode is a sit down with CEO of the Fusion Industry Association Andrew Holland. We take a dive into some of the specific stories we have covered on the likes of Commonwealth Fusion System and Helion Energy but the conversation subsequ…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. https://asiatimes.com/2022/01/south-korea-ignites-a-spark-of-nuclear-fusion-hope/ (paywall) https://asiatimes.com/2022/01/south-korea-…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Cyd Cowley. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. Was 2021 A Breakthrough Year For Fusion Energy? https://www.forbes.com/sites/melaniewindridge/2022/01/05/was-2021-a-breakthrough-year-for-fusion-energy/?sh=70aac59f762f 2. Fusio…
 
Dr. Erica Salazar, a Magnet Systems Lead at Commonwealth Fusion Systems. 1. On the brink of a new era in nuclear fusion R&D https://www.nature.com/articles/s42254-021-00412-4 2. Department of Energy Announces Second Round of FY 2021 Public-Private Partnership Awards to Advance Fusion Energy https://www.energy.gov/science/articles/department-energy-…
 
A summary of the latest fusion news by Emre Yildirim, PhD student at the University of Manchester. Links to the articles are below: 1. Nuclear-Fusion Startup Lands $1.8 Billion as Investors Chase Star Power https://www.ft.com/content/40d291c2-0... https://www.prnewswire.com/news-relea... 2. Bezos-Backed General Fusion Raises $130 Million for Reacto…
 
US lab stands on threshold of key nuclear fusion goal In this months Fusion News Extra Ella Fox-Widdows chats to NIF's Dr Annie Kritcher about their most recent and exciting round of experiments. NIF broke their own record for fusion energy production with a whopping 1.35MJ. This was 70% of the energy input and is a massive step in the right direct…
 
1. Congressional Hearing on Fusion Energy Research and Technology Development https://www.fusionindustryassociation.org/post/congressional-hearing-on-fusion-energy-research-and-technology-development https://www.fusionindustryassociation.org/post/support-for-fusion-energy-in-the-house-passed-build-back-better-legislation 2. Chinese Scientists Say T…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. https://www.ft.com/content/dcb75a56-ca23-439c-96db-56483979bf34 2. https://phys.org/news/2021-10-argon-fluoride-laser-fusion.html 3. h…
 
Fusion Energy: A Global Effort - A UK Opportunity In this month's Fusion News Extra we chat to Assystem's Fanny Fouin about their report in collaboration with IMechE on the UK's opportunity for world leadership in fusion energy. The chat between our co-host Ella Fox-Widdows and Fanny outlines the report but also the discussion touches on some of th…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Cyd Cowley. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. Nuclear Fusion Edges Toward the Mainstream https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/18/business/fusion-energy.html https://www.seattletimes.com/business/nuclear-fusion-edges-…
 
A summary of recent fusion news stories presented by Dr. Erica Salazar, a Magnet Systems Lead at Commonwealth Fusion Systems. 1. < Government sets out vision for UK's rollout of commercial fusion energy> https://businessnewswales.com/the-vision-for-uks-rollout-of-commercial-fusion-energy/ https://www.neimagazine.com/news/newsuk-government-publishes…
 
A summary of the latest fusion news by University of Manchester PhD student Emre Yildirim. Links to the articles are below: 1. A-Rod and Lore back fusion power startup in funding round https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-09-22/a-rod-and-lore-back-fusion-power-startup-in-funding-round 2. Tokamak Energy develops new magnet protection technol…
 
Today’s news stories: 1. MIT-designed project achieves major advance toward fusion energy https://cfs.energy/news-and-media/cfs-commercial-fusion-power-with-hts-magnet https://news.mit.edu/2021/MIT-CFS-major-advance-toward-fusion-energy-0908 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/08/fusion-gets-closer-with-successful-test-of-new-kind-of-magnet.html https://a…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Cyd Cowley. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. US lab stands on threshold of key nuclear fusion goal https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-58252784 https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02338-4 https://www.tele…
 
Gaming graphics card allows faster, more precise control of fusion energy experiments... In this month's Fusion News Extra we take time to chat about a recent study conducted by CT Fusion at the University of Washington. This involved the use of GPUs to better control fusion plasma and how to keep the reaction going to stop it petering out. We are …
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr Hazel Lowe, Plasma Diagnostician at Tokamak Energy. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. Helion prepares to build seventh fusion prototype https://world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Helion-starts-construction-of-seventh-fusion…
 
This week we have a summer special for you! Some of our presenters here chare their favourite stories from the year gone by. From virtual plasma physics experiments to spreading heat out on the divertor, the presenters share their best bits! Hear from Erica Salazar, Cyd Cowley, Hazel Lowe, Leigh Ann Kesler and Melanie Windridge as they tell us what…
 
Fusion plant backed by Jeff Bezos to be built in UK - In this episode of our monthly podcast we chat to Jay Brister - Chief Business Development Officer at General Fusion - about their plans to build their demonstration plant in the UK at the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy in the UK. Ella Fox-Widdows chats to Jay about General Fusion's mission, wh…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news by Emre Yildirim, all links to the articles and stories discussed are below: 1. Tokamak Energy plans to double workforce in UK fusion boost https://energydigital.com/technology-and-ai/tokamak-energy-plans-double-workforce-uk-fusion-boost 2. EFS Plans Aneutronic Fusion Reactor https://www.eetasia.com/efs-plans-…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr. Leigh Ann Kesler, a fusion consultant specialising in science communication. 1. SHINE Medical Technologies Closes $150-million Series C-5 Financing to Advance Nuclear Fusion-Based Technologies https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210628005781/en/SHINE-Medical-Technologies-Closes-15…
 
Spreading out the heat and mega magnets! In this episode of our Extra podcast the Fusion News Extra co-hosts Emre and Ella discuss some of the most recent fusion news described in the main Fusion News episodes in greater depth. This conversation centres around the MAST-U Super-X divertor and delivery of the massive central solenoid at ITER. Links t…
 
A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Cyd Cowley. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading. Fusion news stories discussed: 1. Nuclear energy: Fusion plant backed by Jeff Bezos to be built in UK https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-57512229 1. World's most powerful magnet being shipped to ITER…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2023 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service