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By A.J. Roan
Metal Tech News 

Fusion energy technology gets DOE funding

Federal program to spur fusion energy research, development Metal Tech News - May 10, 2023


Last updated 5/9/2023 at 12:37pm

Two technicians inside the NIF ignition chamber for cleaning and maintenance.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Phillip Saltonstall

Inside the National Ignition Facility at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a service lift allows technicians to access the target chamber interior for inspection and maintenance.

Forever scribed in the annals of scientific achievement, the U.S. Inertial Confinement Fusion program supported by the National Nuclear Security Administration has produced not one but two significant breakthroughs – the burning of plasma with a yield of 1.3 megajoules, then the legendary breakeven for nuclear fusion. With these results, the Department of Energy has announced a $45 million gr...

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