Culham, home to UK’s national fusion research program is going to get a new reactor. Backed by Billionaire Bezos, the project is a large-scale nuclear fusion plant for producing commercially viable energy sources.
Expected to be 70% the size of a commercial reactor, The Canadian Contractor Company will enter into a long term commercial lease with the UK Atomic Energy Authority and is set to be operational by 2025.
The project nonetheless will bring hundreds of jobs in Oxfordshire and beyond.
Fusion energy has the potential to supply us with a source of limitless, low carbon energy.