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by crowberry
Fri Dec 20, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: DOE Announces Small Business Funding Opportunities
Replies: 0
Views: 1031

DOE Announces Small Business Funding Opportunities

U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette has issued the Department of Energy's (DOE's) second Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020. The Phase I Release 2 FOA, with ap...
by crowberry
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 470
Views: 173450

Re: General Fusion in the news

16 Dec General Fusion Closes $65M of Series E Financing Posted at 04:13h in Featured, Most Recent, Press Releases Share Funding Enables the Company’s Fusion Demonstration Plant VANCOUVER, Canada – General Fusion announced that it has successfully closed USD$65 million of Series E equity financing. ...
by crowberry
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: ARPA-E BETHE (Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-Fusion Energy)
Replies: 0
Views: 1325

ARPA-E BETHE (Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-Fusion Energy)

Department of Energy Announces $30 Million for Fusion Energy R&D November 7, 2019 The U.S. Department of Energy today announced up to $30 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program, Breakthroughs Enabling THermonuclear-fusion Energy (BETHE). BETHE pro...
by crowberry
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Fund-Raising
Topic: ARPA-E intends to issue a new Funding Opportunity Announcement in November 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 1512

ARPA-E intends to issue a new Funding Opportunity Announcement in November 2019

It's nice to see that ARPA-E plans to continue fusion funding:
by crowberry
Sat Oct 19, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 470
Views: 173450

Re: General Fusion in the news

Michel Laberge gave a presentation at the Schulich Leader Scholarships event and the talk is available on Youtube. Most of the video is actually introduction and questions at the end. Laberge mentions in his very popular and general presentation that they are still working on raising the funding for...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 193
Views: 125570

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

TAE Technologies has published a new paper: Formation of Hot, Stable, Long-Lived Field-Reversed Configuration Plasmas on the C-2W Device https://ai.google/research/pubs/pub48250.pdf , Nucl. Fusion 59 (2019) 112009 (16pp). They have also published two new patent applications: Systems and methods for ...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics
Replies: 0
Views: 2279

61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics

The abstracts for the 61st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, taking place on October 21–25, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida are available at: .
by crowberry
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: News
Topic: General Fusion in the news
Replies: 470
Views: 173450

Re: General Fusion in the news

General Fusion has been rather quiet lately, but here is a 1/10 scale model of their full sized reactor:

by crowberry
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: News
Topic: Tokamak Energy news
Replies: 106
Views: 90463

Re: Tokamak Energy news

Tokamak Energy exceeds target of 20 tesla with HTS Magnets The last 12 months have seen very rapid developments in magnet technology at Tokamak Energy. The HTS programme of developing tokamak magnets from high temperature superconducting (HTS) materials runs alongside our ST40 programme and is an i...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: News
Topic: ARPA-E Fusion Workshop 2019 Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy
Replies: 1
Views: 2120

ARPA-E Fusion Workshop 2019 Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy

Enabling Timely and Commercially Viable Fusion Energy August 13, 2019 to August 14, 2019 Building on the ARPA-E ALPHA program and synergies with the Fusion Industry Association and the National Academies recommendation, ARPA-E is exploring opportunities for a potential new fusion program that is br...
by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: News
Topic: First Light Fusion News
Replies: 1
Views: 7345

Re: First Light Fusion News

Here is a news article from Forbes by Gemma Milne on the First Light Fusion status: .
by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Agenda for the Roadmap to the Fusion Energy Economy, Thursday 13 Jun 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 2649

Agenda for the Roadmap to the Fusion Energy Economy, Thursday 13 Jun 2019

In July there was a meeting called the Roadmap to the Fusion Energy Economy in New York. The agenda for this meeting is listed here:
. Unfortunately there are no slides published from that meeting.
by crowberry
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Spherical Tokamaks
Replies: 21
Views: 16699

Re: Spherical Tokamaks

There is a new initiative on spherical tokamaks in the UK: .
by crowberry
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: News
Topic: Spherical Tokamaks
Replies: 21
Views: 16699

Re: Spherical Tokamaks

NSTX-U will be repaired with tighter tolerances to improve the performance:

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