New fusion energy recruitment programme gets green light

The UKAEA is looking to fill more than 100 job roles to increase the potential of the energy source

Big Zero Report 2023

The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) is strengthening its support of fusion energy, with more than 100 new job roles, which it claims will bring £9.5 million to the British economy.

Its new recruitment push will involve engineers, project managers and apprentices.

Fusion energy is considered an alternative low carbon and sustainable energy source to help tackle climate change and accelerate the UK’s journey towards net zero.

Ian Chapman, UKAEA CEO, said: “We are delighted to launch UKAEA’s Project Delivery Services Framework to bolster the range of expertise across the UK’s world-leading fusion energy programmes.

“It will provide increased flexibility to our project teams as we work together with industrial partners to deliver fusion as an important part of addressing climate change and providing energy security.”

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