Fusion energy to get £2.3m boost

The funding has been awarded to 15 different organisations to accelerate the development of commercial fusion energy to boost low carbon technologies

COP26: Is fusion energy the future of the low carbon world?

Scientists and engineers will speak later today at the conference to world leaders, persuading them of the power fusion energy can provide in the net zero transition – but what is it?

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

EU lends €250m for fusion energy research in Italy

Around 1,500 scientists and technicians will be involved in the project

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

US invests $14m in nuclear fusion energy research

A major goal of the research is to develop methods to sustaining steady-state or continuous operation of fusion reactors

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

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

US invests $36.4m in fusion energy research

Funding has been provided to 37 universities, national laboratories and private companies