A proposal to locate a £222million prototype fusion power plant in Caithness have taken a step forward after the project made it onto a “longlist” of sites across the UK. The Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership (CNSRP) wants the project to be sited at Dounreay. A bid to host the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP) prototype fusion power plant was previously submitted in March. It has now been included in a list of 15 sites for further investigation by the UK.
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