Fresh $1.8bn funding raised to commercialise fusion energy

Commonwealth Fusion Systems will use part of the financing to start work on ARC, the first commercial fusion power plant

Fusion energy to get £2.3m boost

The funding has been awarded to 15 different organisations to accelerate the development of commercial fusion energy to boost low carbon technologies

COP26: Is fusion energy the future of the low carbon world?

Scientists and engineers will speak later today at the conference to world leaders, persuading them of the power fusion energy can provide in the net zero transition – but what is it?

Which city will become home to the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant?

The plant is anticipated to start operations in the early 2040s

UKAEA outlines roadmap to accelerate development of fusion power plants

The UK Atomic Energy Authority has identified five priorities on work for necessary component materials

New UK partnership seeks to accelerate fusion energy research

The collaboration will apply the latest computing systems, supercomputing and data science expertise to fast-track the development of efficient fusion energy

Jeff Bezos-backed nuclear fusion firm to build first plant in the UK

Canada’s General Fusion has signed an agreement with the UK Atomic Energy Authority to develop and operate its fusion demonstration plant at the Culham Campus, home to the UK’s national fusion research programme

Nuclear fusion power plant to receive ‘world’s most powerful’ magnet

The magnet is so powerful that could lift an aircraft carrier two metres into the air

Which city will host UK’s prototype fusion energy plant?

UK Atomic Energy Authority has published a list of sites that will be considered to accommodate the project

Scientists overcome another obstacle to fusion

The UK Atomic Energy Authority has developed technology that could cool the exhaust heat generated by a fusion power plant to levels similar to a car engine