Senate Passes Pennacchio Resolution Urging Federal Support for Development of Fusion Energy
Senator has vision of NJ as epicenter for renewable, safe fusion power
Senator Joe Pennacchio’s resolution urging Congress and the President to increase federal funding for fusion research was endorsed today by the Senate.
“New Jersey is positioned to become a global leader in clean, renewable fusion energy,” said Senator Pennacchio (R-26). “Investment from the federal government aligned with some sensible state leadership to support this promising industry could yield massive dividends for our residents and New Jersey’s future.”
Pennacchio’s measure (SR-14) calls on Washington to support the research and development of fusion, emphasizing its promise as an inexpensive, sustainable, and environmentally friendly energy source.
“As the home of the Princeton Plasma Physics Lab and