US DOE releases 20 year strategic plan

The United States Department Of Energy has released a new 20 year ‘plan of action’ blueprint for scientific research in a number of energy related fields. Top priority is re-joining the ITER initiative which is a global project to create a nuclear fusion test facility. Other areas include: Molecular biology, advanced computing facilities, matter research and environmentally friendly alternative energy sources. President Bush recently re-affirmed his commitment to a hydrogen based economy in his State of the Union speech.
Click here to view the executive summary of the DOE plan