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The Joint European Torus (JET) produced the largest amount of energy achieved in a fusion experiment during its final round of deuterium-tritium experiments, breaking its own record set in 2021.

Date: Saturday, 10 February 2024
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/New-world-record-set-in-JET-s-final-fusion-experim

UK-based Tokamak Energy’s superconducting magnet system, which is being built to replicate fusion energy power plant forces, has passed significant milestone cryogenic tests. Creating fusion energy requires strong magnetic fields to confine and control the extremely hot hydrogen fuel, which becomes a plasma several times hotter than the centre of the Sun.

Date: Thursday, 21 September 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newstokamak-energys-fusion-magnet-system-passes-cryogenic-tests-11159891

UK-based Tokamak Energy in February announced that it had built the first set of new generation high temperature superconducting (HTS) magnets to be assembled and tested in fusion power plant-relevant scenarios. The magnets are intended for use in Tokamak’s planned ST-E1 fusion pilot plant expected to demonstrate the capability of delivering electricity into the grid in the early 2030s.

Date: Wednesday, 03 May 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newstokamak-energys-magnets-to-be-tested-at-sandia-laboratories-10806895

UK-based Tokamak Energy has released images of its future commercial fusion power plant. Meanwhile, Tokamak Energy’s ST-E1 fusion pilot plant is expected to demonstrate the capability of delivering electricity into the grid in the early 2030s paving the way for globally deployable 500 MWe commercial plants. Tokamak Energy Managing Director Warrick Matthews said: “Fusion energy from power plants like this will be zero carbon, safe, secure, extremely efficient and run on limitless fuel from sea water. Fusion is the ultimate energy source – no emissions and you can put a plant where you need it.”

Date: Wednesday, 19 April 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newstokamak-energys-vision-of-a-commercial-fusion-power-plant-10769898

The UK-based nuclear fusion company Tokamak Energy has released the first images of how its future commercial fusion power plants could look.

Date: Thursday, 13 April 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/In-pictures-Tokamak-Energys-fusion-plant-concept

Tokamak Energy is to build a prototype compact spherical tokamak, the ST80-HTS, at the UK Atomic Energy Authority's (UKAEA's) Culham Campus, near Oxford, England. The fusion device - with power plant-relevant magnet technology - will demonstrate multiple technologies required for the delivery of clean, sustainable fusion energy.

Date: Saturday, 11 February 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/Tokamak-to-construct-demo-fusion-reactor-at-Culham

UK-based Tokamak Energy has built the first set of new generation high temperature superconducting (HTS) magnets to be assembled and tested in fusion power plant-relevant scenarios. Chris Kelsall, Tokamak Energy CEO, said: “We are proud to be delivering this world-first, complete system of HTS magnetic coils, which will now be assembled into a full tokamak configuration for testing.”

Date: Friday, 10 February 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newstokamak-energy-builds-super-magnets-10583024

Oxfordshire reactor could begin full operation in 2027 UKAEA said siting the facility at its Culham Campus enables General Fusion to access world-leading science and engineering capabilities. Coourtesy General Fusion. Plans for a fusion energy demonstration project at the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) Culham Campus in Oxfordshire have been approved by the local authority, with commissioning planned for 2026 and full operations by early 2027.

UKAEA said that following a resolution to grant planning permission South Oxfordshire District Council planning committee, construction of the plant is expected to start this summer.

When construction of the building is complete, US-based General Fusion – the magnetised target fusion company that designed the demo plant – will lease the building from UKAEA.

General Atomics said the plant will become the world’s largest and most capable prototype for a magnetised target fusion power plant – a prototype intended to demonstrate a massive step forward in practical fusion energy.

The facility is the result of over a decade of development; it assembles proven components into a scaled version of our commercial machine.

Date: Thursday, 19 January 2023
Original article: nucnet.org/news/construction-of-uk-demonstration-plant-to-begin-this-summer-1-3-2023

Tokamak Energy has signed an agreement for the supply of specialist high temperature superconducting (HTS) tape with Japan’s Furukawa Electric Group. Tokamak Energy, based near Oxford, is pursuing the global deployment of commercial fusion through the combined development of spherical tokamaks with high temperature superconducting (HTS) magnets.

Date: Saturday, 14 January 2023
Original article: neimagazine.com/news/newsfurukawa-to-supply-specialist-tape-to-tokamak-energy-10515668

Tokamak Energy has signed an agreement with Japan's Furukawa Electric to supply "several hundred kilometres" of specialist high temperature superconducting (HTS) tape for its ST80-HTS prototype fusion device.

Date: Thursday, 12 January 2023
Original article: world-nuclear-news.org/Articles/UK-fusion-firm-Tokamak-signs-superconducting-tape