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

Robot dog could soon be sniffing out hazards at Sellafield nuclear site

Sellafield Ltd held a three-day trial of Spot, the mobile robot dog developed by Boston Dynamics, at the Calder Hall nuclear power station which is currently being decommissioned

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

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

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

New £22m fusion tech site in Yorkshire reaches construction milestone

The facility is expected to help commercialise nuclear fusion as a major source of low carbon electricity

Diamond batteries ‘could offer decades worth of energy’

Experts in the UK are building micro-powered diamond devices that could power pacemakers and even small satellites

UK commits £220m for nuclear fusion power plant by 2040

The UK Atomic Energy Authority will work with industry partners and academics and aim to complete the design by 2024

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