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

Prince William tours UK’s new fusion energy experiment

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

Government appoints new chair to UK Atomic Energy Authority

Professor David Gann will take up his post on 1st August 2018

BEIS appoints new UK atomic energy authority board members

The UKAEA leads the commercial development of fusion power and related technology

UK atomic energy authority seeks new experts

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is seeking two Non-Executive Directors to join the Board and help shape the future of energy. The positions include a financial expert, who will also chair the Audit Committee and an academic or research and development leader. UKAEA scientists and engineers are working with partners around the globe to […]

UK to leave European nuclear energy body

The government intends to leave a Europe-wide nuclear co-operation body as part of Brexit. Ministers said that would happen after the UK leaves the EU in a bill published to trigger Article 50. The European Atomic Energy Community or Euratom aims to pursue nuclear research and training activities with an emphasis on continually improving safety, […]

UK atomic energy authority seeks new head

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is seeking a new CEO to lead the nation’s ongoing development of future energy. With Professor Steve Cowley taking the position of President of Corpus Christi College in Oxford later this year, UKAEA is now inviting application for his position. The UKAEA manages Culham Centre Fusion Energy’s (CCFE) nuclear […]