Momentum gathers for the next STEP in Heysham’s Energy Future. Momentum is gathering behind the Heysham and Lancaster district’s expression of interest to host the world’s first fusion power plant over the coming decades. Led by Lancaster City Council and Bay Fusion, drawing from a collaboration of regional industry, universities – including Lancaster University – and other expertise across the north west, Bay Fusion is now in the final stage of bringing together the STEP siting competition entry, and plan to submit it to UK Government (UKAEA) on Wednesday March 31. Lancaster City Council’s cabinet voted in favour of submitting an expression of interest for the project at a meeting on March 23.
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A new partnership has been signed between The University of Manchester and the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) to help accelerate the country’s progress toward Net Zero Carbon targets through the development of fusion energy. A memorandum of understanding has today (March 30) been signed by the two organisations to kick start a major collaboration for the research and development of sustainable energy produced by fusion.
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