UKAEA welcomes new funding for Tokamak EnergyPress
24 July 2020

UKAEA welcomes new funding for Tokamak Energy

Selection in UK Government’s Advanced Modular Reactor projects is positive news for fusion

Tokamak Energy, a private company working to develop compact fusion power based in Milton Park, Didcot, has recently been awarded £10 million from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, as part of the UK Government’s Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) project.

UKAEA’s Chief Technology Officer Tim Bestwick welcomed the announcement: “This is really good news – not just for Tokamak Energy, but also for the wider fusion community,” he said. “This £10 million Advanced Modular Reactor award recognizes the potential importance of fusion in future low-carbon energy generation, and illustrates the depth of talent in this field in the UK.”

Read the full UKAEA news release here

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy AMR project funding announcement news release



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