On 10th December 2015 the first helium plasma was produced in the Wendelstein 7-X fusion device at the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP) in Greifswald.
Tech Insider met with Gates to talk about his 2016 annual letter, in which he discusses the balance of bringing electricity to the billion people who don't have it and finding power sources that don't kill the earth.
The Alberta Council of Technologies was commissioned to conduct an assessment of the status of fusion energy research and the socio-economic implications post-ignition.
Presentations by renown leaders in fusion energy research invited in November 2013 from Asia, Europe, North America to participate in a Forum in Alberta for discussing the status of fusion energy research and the merit of collaboration.
Links to Alberta/Canada Fusion Energy Program which monitors the status of fusion research worldwide and the socio-economic implications for Alberta.
The American Security Project released a new white paper titled “Fusion Energy: An Opportunity for American Leadership and Security,” which explains the potential significant gains of American investment in fusion energy.
HiPER (the High Power laser Energy Research facility) has a goal to "open a credible route to inertial fusion energy for commercial purposes."