Fusion Strategic Plan Posted

February 16, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy has received and posted the Strategic Planning report of its Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC). Numerous press articles have been written over the past two months based on the FESAC Subcommittee report that was submitted to the full FESAC in December 2020. The final report has numerous wording changes required by the full FESAC. The final report can be found here:


The covering letter to DOE from FESAC chair Don Rej, as well as the original charge to FESAC (and the final report) can also be found here:


The report's Executive Summary states:

"The strategic plan is developed through a series of recommendations, not in priority order, on needed programs and experimental facilities: