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robotic snake will help maintain fusion powerplantsNews

Robotic snake solves fusion energy pipework challenge

A new laser-welding ‘robotic snake’ developed by the UK Atomic Energy Authority has demonstrated its capability to operate inside of fusion energy powerplant pipework and is now patented technology.   The novel trials at Culham Science Centre are another step forward…
Kelly Lea
May 30, 2022
Ian Chapman, CEO, UKAEA, meets HRH Princess Astrid of BelgiumNews

Princess Astrid of Belgium talks fusion energy at UKAEA

Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium discovered how fusion energy could play a key role in addressing climate change following a tour of the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s world-leading science centre in Oxford. Representative of His Majesty the King,…
Kelly Lea
May 11, 2022
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Fusion energy record demonstrates powerplant future

Landmark results from EUROfusion scientists and engineers at world-leading UK Atomic Energy Authority’s Joint European Torus (JET) facility in Oxford Record-breaking 59 megajoules of sustained fusion energy demonstrates powerplant potential and strengthens case for ITER Fusion energy is crucial in…
Curtis Woodley
February 9, 2022
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Fusion energy at COP 26

UKAEA will be running a series of events at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP26 conference to tell policymakers and other delegates about fusion and its place in the future energy mix. On Friday 12th November,…
Nick Holloway
November 1, 2021