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Nine organisations have secured contracts worth £11.6m ($14.6bn) in total from United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to develop innovative technologies for fusion energy. The nine organisations have been awarded a total of 10 contracts and are a mix of start-ups, small-medium enterprises, established companies, and academia.

Date: Wednesday, 13 December 2023
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The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) have announced a new strategic partnership to accelerate the demonstration and commercialisation of fusion energy.

Date: Saturday, 11 November 2023
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Seven companies and universities have been selected for GBP6.8 million (USD8.5 million) of contracts to take their work on digital engineering and fusion fuel requirements to 'proof of concept' stage by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA).

Date: Friday, 09 June 2023
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Japan’s Kyoto Fusioneering (KF) has raised JPY10.5bn ($79m) in an oversubscribed Series C funding round led by existing investor, JIC Venture Growth Investments. The round attracted a total of 17 investors, including 11 new supporters. KF said this latest capital infusion brings total funds raised to JPY12.2bn.

Date: Wednesday, 24 May 2023
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US fusion energy tech startup Helion Energy has signed an agreement to provide Microsoft with electricity from its first fusion power plant. Constellation will serve as the power marketer and will manage transmission for the project. Helion said the plant is expected to be online by 2028 and will target power generation of 50 MW or more after a one-year ramp up period. The companies did not disclose financial or timing details of the power purchase agreement, or which Microsoft facilities would get fusion-generated electricity.

Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2023
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Kyoto Fusioneering (KF) and Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to accelerate the development of fusion energy. The two organizations plan to collaborate on the development and demonstration of fuel cycle systems necessary for the safe and stable operation of fusion energy plants. They will also share scientific information, equipment, and technologies, explore additional joint research projects, and exchange personnel to enhance knowledge transfer.

Date: Wednesday, 05 April 2023
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A collaboration agreement has been signed between Japan's Kyoto Fusioneering (KF) and the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to develop fusion related technologies. The first project under the collaboration will be the development of a 'fusion-grade' silicon carbide composite system.

Date: Friday, 24 March 2023
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The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has awarded contracts to 18 organisations to demonstrate how their innovative technologies and proposed solutions can help to commercialise fusion energy. The contracts are for feasibility studies from £50,000 ($60,000) to £200,000.

Date: Friday, 03 March 2023
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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories (CNL) and private fusion developer General Fusion will pursue a series of joint projects to accelerate the deployment of commercial fusion power in Canada.

Date: Saturday, 12 November 2022
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