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Casting the net wide for fusion materials solutions

Scientists at UKAEA researching the best materials for fusion power plants are set to benefit from a range of world-leading laboratories, after being awarded funding for key experiments. Components used in future fusion devices must be strong enough to endure…
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STEP begins the search for a home

This morning, the UK Government announced that the siting portal for the UK's prototype fusion energy plant is open. They called on local communities across the country to put forward proposals to host STEP – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy…
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Government investment in fusion energy boosts British economy by £1.4 billion

The British economy has gained £1.4 billion from the Government’s direct investment in fusion energy over the past decade and an average of 4,000 jobs each year. The findings were revealed in an economic study conducted by London Economics and…
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UK fusion energy ambitions underlined in Government’s 10-point green plan

UKAEA has welcomed the Government’s endorsement for fusion energy in its new plan for combatting climate change. The Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution includes fusion on the UK’s pathway for transforming the country’s energy provision by 2050,…

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Events happening at Culham Centre for Fusion Energy and other meetings of interest

24 February, 2021 - 25 February, 2021

Virtual Postdoc Showcase

Are you a Postdoctoral researcher in Magnetic Fusion? Are you an experimentalist wanting to know what your peers are doing on the theoretical side? Or, the other way round? Find out about all the exciting research in different areas of...

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