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Japanese-Canadian JV for fusion technology development

Japanese-Canadian JV for fusion technology development

Private Japanese fusion technology company Kyoto Fusioneering and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories have formed a joint venture - named Fusion Fuel Cycles Inc - aimed at developing and deploying deuterium-tritium fusion fuel cycle technologies.

Corporate 23 May 2024


AtkinsRéalis to design UK tritium processing facility

AtkinsRéalis to design UK tritium processing facility

The UK Atomic Energy Authority has appointed Canadian engineering firm AtkinsRéalis to deliver the detailed design of an isotope separation system to strengthen research into sustainable fusion delivery.

New Nuclear 21 May 2024


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MHI awarded additional contract for ITER fusion machine

MHI awarded additional contract for ITER fusion machine

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has been awarded a contract to supply a further 12 outer vertical targets for the divertor to be used in the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor. The Japanese company has already delivered six of the components.

New Nuclear 20 May 2024


UK consults on proposed planning policy for fusion plants

UK consults on proposed planning policy for fusion plants

Fusion plants will not be subject to the same nuclear site licensing process as fission reactors, with the UK government instead proposing developer-led site selection and their designation as nationally significant infrastructure projects.

Nuclear Policies 09 May 2024


STEP components to undergo testing in Czech research reactor

STEP components to undergo testing in Czech research reactor

High temperature superconducting tapes for use in the UK's prototype fusion power plant will be tested in a Czech research reactor following the signing of an agreement between the UK Atomic Energy Authority and Research Centre Řež.

New Nuclear 02 May 2024


Production of ITER poloidal field coils completed

Production of ITER poloidal field coils completed

The manufacture of poloidal field coil No 3 - the final poloidal field coil produced for the ITER fusion machine - has been completed in the Poloidal Field Coils Winding Facility at the construction site in Cadarache, France.

New Nuclear 01 May 2024


Japan and USA form strategic partnership for fusion

Japan and USA form strategic partnership for fusion

The new partnership brings together the US Department of Energy and Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology to work to accelerate the demonstration and commercialisation of fusion energy. The announcement was made during a visit by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to the USA.

Nuclear Policies 11 April 2024


Fusion firm claims milestone moment for projectile development

Fusion firm claims milestone moment for projectile development

First Light Fusion says it has taken a major step towards solving one of the major engineering challenges behind the design of an inertial confinement fusion pilot power plant.

Other News 03 April 2024


Tokamak Energy developing new laser technology

Tokamak Energy developing new laser technology

UK-based nuclear fusion company Tokamak Energy said it is developing new laser measurement technology crucial for controlling extreme conditions inside future fusion power plants and delivering clean energy to the grid.

New Nuclear 15 March 2024


Germany aims to build fusion power plant

Germany aims to build fusion power plant

A new funding programme for nuclear fusion research has been announced by Germany's Federal Research Minister Bettina Stark-Watzinger aimed at paving the way for the first fusion power plant to be constructed in Germany by 2040.

Nuclear Policies 14 March 2024