Two UK companies target nuclear fusion reactor by 2030. This week in future tech, two small companies in the UK think they’re within a decade of achieving stable nuclear fusion in a reactor. The Financial Times has reported that two UK start-ups believe they are close to cracking stable nuclear fusion; a move that would unlock clean, cheap and near-limitless energy by creating a miniature sun in a reactor. Tokamak Energy and First Light Fusion have separately set the goal of having a working reactor by 2030, which is 10 years before the state-backed UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) plans to reach that target with its new research centre.
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