UKAEA and University of Manchester team up for fusion energy research

They have signed a memorandum of understanding for the partnership, which will see new research groups established by the university in the key areas of tritium and digital engineering

Robots to dismantle nuclear power stations

The £12 million-project will see long-reach robotic arms deliver faster and safer decommissioning of reactors in Japan and the UK

UK’s investments in fusion energy boosted economy by £1.4bn over last decade

A new study has found that for every £1 invested in the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s fusion research from 2009 and 2019, £4 is generated in return

Researchers achieve first plasma milestone in UK nuclear fusion device testing

The MAST-U machine is expected to be the forerunner of the UK’s first fusion power plant which is forecast for completion by 2040

Fusion energy research granted $17m US funding

It will support experiments, data analysis and computer modelling and simulation of plasma behaviour

US invests $29m in fusion energy technologies

Fusion research aims to copy the process which powers the Sun for a new large-scale source of clean energy on Earth

US injects $21m into fusion energy research

Funding will support projects which will harness algorithms to take advantage of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies

Assembly of world’s largest nuclear fusion reactor begins in France

A total of 35 nations are currently collaborating to build tokamak, a magnetic fusion device, which aims to demonstrate the real potential of fusion as a large scale carbon-free source of energy

US announces $50m fund to support fusion energy

Fusion research aims to copy the process which powers the Sun for a new large-scale source of clean energy on Earth

US invests $30m in fusion energy research and development

The programme will support the development of timely, commercially viable fusion energy, aiming to increase the number and performance levels of lower cost fusion concepts