#Energy Technology

Ceres Power wins the 2023 MacRobert Award for engineering innovation

Long Read

The need for sustainable energy solutions has never been more urgent in a world grappling with the climate crisis. Enter Ceres Power, an energy technology company with roots at Imperial College London. This innovative company has been named the winner of the 2023 MacRobert Award, the UK’s most...

Nuclear fusion: how scientists can turn latest breakthrough into a new clean power source

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Researchers in the US have finally fulfilled an objective that was set decades ago: the achievement of “ignition” – getting more energy out than you put in – using nuclear fusion. The scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s National Ignition Facility (NIF), where the experiment took place,...

Nuclear fusion may still be decades away, but the latest breakthrough could speed up its development

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Nuclear fusion holds huge promise as a source of clean, abundant energy that could power the world. Now, fusion researchers at a national laboratory in the US have achieved something physicists have been working towards for decades, a process known as “ignition”. This step involves getting more energy...