Oxford, UK: First Light Fusion, the fusion energy company spun out from the University of Oxford, has strengthened its Board with the appointment of Andreas Lusch as a Non-Executive Director. Andreas has had a distinguished 30-year career spanning the international oil & gas, petrochemicals and energy industries. Previously he was a Member of the Executive […]
14/11/2019 - Press Releases
The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), one of the world’s leading centres for fusion energy research, has completed a project designed to establish some of the basic operating parameters of a fusion energy reactor.
15/10/2019 - Press Releases
Oxford, UK: First Light Fusion, an Oxford-based global leader in researching energy generation via inertial fusion, welcomes the Government’s announcement today that it will invest an initial £220 million over four years into STEP (Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production) to help develop a commercially viable fusion power plant by 2040. First Light Fusion believes this […]
03/10/2019 - Press Releases
First Light Fusion, an Oxford-based global leader in researching energy generation via inertial fusion, and Mott MacDonald, a global engineering, management and development consultancy, are working together to produce a design vision of a “first of a kind” (FOAK) commercial fusion reactor.
28/08/2019 - Press Releases
Doubling of electricity demand means investment in new clean technology is key to achieving the 2050 targets, according to a new analysis. Fusion energy can provide clean baseload power to complement significant growth in renewables generation.
15/07/2019 - Press Releases
UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and First Light Fusion collaborate on ‘Fusion Island’ project. Project part funded by grant from Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS). First Light Fusion on track to demonstrate fusion in 2019.
06/12/2018 - Press Releases
Former UK Government Chief Scientific Advisor Sir David King, FRS, has joined the advisory board of First Light Fusion.
12/04/2018 - Press Releases
FIRST Light Fusion, an Oxford-based global leader in researching energy generation via inertial confinement fusion, is investing £3.6 million building a pulsed power machine to advance the company’s work exploring fusion, the ultimate source of energy.
12/03/2018 - Press Releases