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11th June 2021

Fusion News

7min

Plasma exhaust breakthrough, China’s new record, UK regulatory support for fusion innovation

A summary of recent fusion energy news stories presented by Dr Melanie Windridge, UK Director of the Fusion Industry Association, Communications Consultant at Tokamak Energy and Founder of Fusion Energy Insights. Links to all the articles mentioned are below for further reading.

Fusion news stories discussed:

1. Fusion breakthrough brings scientists a step closer to limitless clean energy

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/fusion-breakthrough-brings-scientists-a-step-closer-to-limitless-clean-energy-tjq66sxqg

https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a36559078/nuclear-fusion-breakthrough-uk-reactor-experiment/

2. Chinese ‘artificial sun’ hits new mark in fusion energy mission

https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3135332/chinese-artificial-sun-hits-new-mark-fusion-energy-mission

https://www.sciencealert.com/china-s-artificial-sun-fusion-reactor-reached-another-milestone

https://oilprice.com/Alternative-Energy/Nuclear-Power/China-Boasts-Successful-Nuclear-Fusion.html

3. UK’s new proposals support rapid rollout of fusion energy

https://www.powerengineeringint.com/nuclear/uks-new-proposals-support-rapid-rollout-of-fusion-energy/

Bonuses:

Stop Misinformation From Blocking The Rollout Of Fusion Energy

https://www.forbes.com/sites/walvanlierop/2021/05/25/stop-misinformation-from-blocking-the-rollout-of-fusion-energy/?sh=7965821a10c5

When Will We Have Nuclear Fusion Energy?

https://www.nanalyze.com/2021/06/when-nuclear-fusion-energy/

It’s Time For Congress to Support Fusion Energy

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/its-time-for-congress-to-support-fusion-energy/

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