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 and other schools aim to mirror U.S. rivals, moving innovations from the lab into commercial use
09/10/2019 - In The News
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
Study shows wind and solar alone can’t deliver enough electricity to meet the world’s growing needs.
14/07/2019 - In The News
First Light Fusion is exhibiting at the Mission Innovation climate change forum together with the UK Atomic Energy Authority
Reactor designs are inspired by everything from smoke rings to shrimps
04/05/2019 - In The News
Oxford University spin-out First Light Fusion is working with researchers at the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) Culham laboratory on a project to convert nuclear fusion reactions into heat.
06/12/2018 - In The News
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
Oxford startup First Light Fusion has tested the first of six machine limbs that will deliver huge amounts of electricity in an effort to initiate nuclear fusion.
29/08/2018 - In The News
TUCKED away in an industrial park just outside Oxford is a machine that has the potential to make nuclear and gas power obsolete.
18/04/2018 - In The News
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