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Ansaldo Nucleare and Monsud to supply emergency power system for ITER
12 January, 2021
Fusion For Energy has signed a five-year contract with Ansaldo Nucleare...
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US report urges aggressive approach to fusion research
Friday, January 08, 2021 by An 80-page report by the US Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC), “Powering the Future: Fusion and Plasmas” published in December says the US should build a fusion...

UK’s First Light Fusion raises $25 million
Monday, January 04, 2021 by The UK’s First Light Fusion, an Oxford-based research company focusing on inertial fusion, said on 23 December that it had raised $25 million from both existing and new investors.

China commissions HL-2M tokamak
Monday, December 07, 2020 by China’s HL-2M tokamak fusion reactor in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, was commissioned on 4 December and achieved its first plasma discharge, according to China National Nuclear...

UKAEA seeks site for STEP fusion reactor
Thursday, December 03, 2020 by On 2 December, the UK government announced that the siting portal for the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant is open.

Another plasma record for Korea’s fusion researchers
Thursday, December 03, 2020 by South Korea’s National Fusion Research Institute (NFRI) on 24 November announced that the K-STAR fusion reactor had managed to operate the plasma at 100 million degrees Celsius for...

Russian scientific organisations join forces on fusion development
Monday, November 30, 2020 by The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the Kurchatov Institute and Rosatom have agreed to jointly develop promising thermonuclear and plasma technologies, Viktor Ilgisonis, director...

ITER says schedule maintained despite COVID-19
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 by The Council of the ITER Organisation said on 19 November that it had reviewed in a videoconference the performance of the ITER Project toward first plasma in view of the...

UK's ten point plan supports small and advanced reactors
Friday, November 20, 2020 by The UK government has outlined plans to invest £525 million ($686 million) to help develop large and smaller-scale nuclear power plants, and research and develop new advanced...

General Fusion commissions AL_A to design fusion plant
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by Canada-based General Fusion has partnered with architecture firm, AL_A, to assist in the design of its Fusion Demonstration Plant (FDP).

Russia sends more equipment to ITER
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by Rosatom has manufactured elements for a new system of the ITER experimental thermonuclear reactor, under construction at Cadarache in France.

General Atomics wins ITER contract
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by US-based General Atomics (GA) has been awarded a contract by US ITER, based at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to develop the manufacturing process for components for the system that...

UK’s MAST Upgrade achieves first plasma
Saturday, October 31, 2020 by After a seven-year build, the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s £55 million ($71m) Mega Amp Spherical Tokamak (MAST) Upgrade, achieved first plasma on 29 October, with all the...

Canada returns to ITER
Thursday, October 22, 2020 by The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) Organisation on 15 October signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Canadian government, which sets out terms for the...

Progress for Oakridge MPEX fusion project
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by US Department of Energy (DOE) Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar joined Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) leaders last week to mark progress toward a next-generation...

Harworth completes nuclear fusion research facility at UKAEA
Thursday, October 08, 2020 by The UK’s Harworth Group plc, a land and property developer, said on 5 October that it had completed the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA’s) GBP22 million ($28m) new nuclear...

Jacobs to support UKAEA fusion technologies
Thursday, October 01, 2020 by US-based Jacobs announced it has been selected by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to support research into nuclear fusion and related technologies.

US DOE funding for Tokamak research
Thursday, September 10, 2020 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $17 million in funding for research at the National Spherical Tokamak Experiment Upgrade (NSTX-U), a facility at DOE’s Princeton...

Final positioning for lower cylinder of the Iter cryostat
Thursday, September 10, 2020 by The ITER Organisation announced that the lower cylinder of the cryostat for the international experimental tokamak nuclear fusion reactor under construction at Cadarache in France...

More US funding for fusion projects
Monday, September 07, 2020 by The US Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced $29 million in funding for 14 projects as part of the Galvanizing Advances in Market-aligned fusion for an Overabundance of...

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