UK takes major STEP towards near limitless low-carbon energy
The UK Government has announced the creation of a new delivery body for the UK’s fusion programme, named UK Industrial Fusion Solutions Ltd.Read story
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Fusion : the ultimate energy source
Culham Centre for Fusion Energy is turning the process that powers the Sun into carbon-free, safe and abundant electricity for a cleaner planet.Fusion in brief
A big STEP to commercial electricity
CCFE is leading the race to fusion power plants with the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production project.
Entering the delivery era
Our world-leading science and engineering aims to put fusion energy on the grid.
Developing compact reactors and exploring plasma exhaust – one of fusion’s biggest challenges.
Fusion Industry Programme
The Fusion Industry Programme (FIP) is stimulating growth of the UK fusion ecosystem and preparing it for future global fusion power plant market.
Why we need fusion
More than 80% of the world’s energy comes from fossil fuels. Climate change and diminishing fuel reserves mean the race is on to find alternative, sustainable technologies to supply a growing global population. With no greenhouse gas emissions, inherent safety features and virtually limitless fuels, fusion could have a key role to play in the energy market of the future.
Who we are
Culham Centre for Fusion Energy is the UK’s national fusion research laboratory. From theoretical physics to operating two major experiments and carrying out advanced reactor engineering, we lead the world in putting this transformative energy technology on the grid.