Research Report

Fusion Power: A Ten-Year Plan for American Energy Security

Andrew Holland
Nick Cunningham
Copyright Date: Nov. 1, 2012
Pages: 42
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  1. (pp. 1-42)
    Andrew Holland and Nick Cunningham

    A modern and thriving economy depends on its energy supply. Choices we make today will decide America’s energy mix for the next generation.

    Over the next several decades, almost all of our country’s power plants will have reached the end of their life and will need to be replaced. We need to make the choices today on what those future plants will be.

    Across the globe, replacing energy infrastructure and expanding capacity to meet growing needs will result in cumulative investments of $37 trillion by 2035.¹

    America’s dependence on fossil fuels saps resources from our economy, exacerbates climate change, and...