New £22m fusion energy research facility to open in Yorkshire

The UK Atomic Energy Agency will work with industrial partners to put the UK in a strong position to commercialise nuclear fusion as a major source of low carbon electricity

Boris Johnson hails ‘world leading’ fusion energy research in Oxfordshire

The prime minister visited the research centre, marking the government’s plans for a new fast-track visa route for the best scientists to continue to move to the UK after Brexit

Could rare metal beryllium be the key to unlocking nuclear fusion?

Physicists from the US Department of Energy’s Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory and General Atomics say injecting pellets into reactors could stop potentially damaging eruptions of plasma

UK nuclear fusion energy project secures EU funding

The Joint European Torus in Culham, operated by the UK Atomic Energy Authority, will receive at least €100m over the next two years

UK firms among winners of €100m EU fusion energy project

Two UK firms have been selected to be part of a €100 million (£89m) deal to support the development of an EU fusion energy project. Nuclear engineering firm Nuvia Limited and Culham Centre for Fusion Energy will contribute to the development of ITER, a technology which is expected to be the first fusion device to produce […]

Prof Brian Cox predicts nuclear fusion future

What will the power stations of the future be? The energy world was given a startling glimpse of one possibility this week when Professor Brian Cox said they were likely to be nuclear – nuclear fusion. Nuclear fusion is the process which powers the sun and has long been considered a safer way of creating […]