News & Media Log 2018

February 2018 - News

1. ITER Director-General, Bernard Bigot: “ITER is a global response to a global challenge”
2. Fusion power is coming
3. Nuclear fusion: the end of our energy problem?
4. US must stay part of ITER, warns panel
5. UKAEA launches National Fusion Technology Platform
6. Model predicts scenarios for energy generation using nuclear fusion
7. Nuclear fusion's clean energy dream meets budget reality — and San Diego's General Atomics sweats it out
8. UK committee concludes advice on Euratom exit
9. TAE Technologies pushes plasma machine to a new high on the nuclear fusion frontier
10. Meet the scientists who want to harness the power of the Sun
11. 50 years on, nuclear fusion still hasn’t delivered clean energy [Excerpt from the February 17, 1968 issue of Science News]
12. Will Brexit damage the UK's nuclear fusion prospects?
13. Green light for next Darlington refurbishment
14. Restart of Genkai 3 moves closer with fuel loading
15. Holtec and GEH team up on advancing SMR-160
16. Fusion breakthroughs among highlights of the Department of Energy’s research milestones during the past 40 years
17. Smooth sailing: PPPL develops an integrated approach to understand how to better control instabilities in an international fusion device
18. Lithium — it’s not just for batteries: The powdered metal can reduce instabilities in fusion plasmas
19. Integrated simulations answer 20-year-old question in fusion research
20. Looking ahead "The world community around fusion is expanding"
21. NFRI News | Vol. 18 January 2018 | Outstanding progress in KSTAR for RMP-driven, ELM-crash suppressions
22. Laser program at University of Rochester targeted for shutdown


January 2018 - News 

1. Tianwan 3 starts supplying electricity to grid
2. First HTR-PM vessel head in place
3. Scientific panel urges US to stay in ITER
4. Six postdocs connect tokamak and stellarator
5. US withdrawal from ITER project may isolate US scientists
6. General Electric wins turbine contract for Paks II
7. UK committee says action needed on climate plan
8. EDF Energy expects 20% cost saving for Sizewell C
9. First borehole drilled in Canadian repository site search
10. Tepco surveys interior of unit 2 containment vessel
11. Compact Fusion: Are the Energy Equations About to Change?
12. The long wait for fusion power may be coming to an end