Fusion Energy: A Shortcut to Solving Our Climate Emergency

Mar 9, 2024

10:00am – 11:00am CT

There is a broad spectrum of fusion technology, including magnetically confined tokamaks, laser-driven experiments, and other less scientifically proven approaches — each with merits, drawbacks and degrees of scientific risk. It is too early to cut off any promising area of fusion research. Fusion as an area of R&D and investment is hot, attracting $6.2 billion in private investments. The participants will share their perspectives on the global race occurring to make fusion commercial and scalable.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

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Carly Anderson

Prelude Ventures

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Andrew Holland

Fusion Industry Association

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Hideki Yoshino

Clean Planet

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