F4E Director cuts the ribbon of ITER Poloidal Field coil feeder in ASIPP

Fusion for Energy 27 July 2017 Representatives from China and Europe at the ceremony for the completion of the ITER Poloidal Field (PF) coil feeder manufactured in China The success of ITER lies on the good collaboration between the seven Parties striving to deliver fusion energy. Building a stronger and deeper partnership with all countries … Read moreF4E Director cuts the ribbon of ITER Poloidal Field coil feeder in ASIPP

Nuclear Fusion Energy: Six Divertors Make the ITER Cut

Eurofusion July 12th 2017 Red marks the spot where the magic happens: JET’s divertor. Picture: EUROfusion One crucial theme of the EUROfusion Roadmap is improving divertor designs in preparation for the demonstration fusion reactor. Divertors, often referred to as the ashtrays of a fusion device, are the components that deal with fusion exhaust products. To … Read moreNuclear Fusion Energy: Six Divertors Make the ITER Cut

Nuclear fusion in Europe delayed past 2050 Setback largely due to ITER delays

The Chemical Engineer Neil Clark | 12/07/2017 NUCLEAR fusion in Europe from the DEMO demonstration plant could be pushed back beyond 2054, according to the BBC. The broadcaster gained the information from a new version of a European “road map” prior to its official release, which lays out the technological hurdles that must be overcome … Read moreNuclear fusion in Europe delayed past 2050 Setback largely due to ITER delays

Fusion as an energy source: the ITER project is back on track

Europa Wednesday, 14 June 2017 Today the European Commission has adopted a communication presenting the revised schedule and budget estimates for European participation in the ITER project. This international project aims to build in Europe a key facility for testing the possibility of generating sustainable energy from fusion. A new baseline for the project plans … Read moreFusion as an energy source: the ITER project is back on track

Saving time on the way to ITER operation

ITER Newsline 15 May, 2017 Both Xavier Litaudon, head of the EUROfusion ITER physics department, and Lorne Horton, JET exploitation manager, are confident that the upcoming operations ”will save significant time on the way to ITER’s deuterium-tritium operation.” What’s happening at JET these days? We have been in shutdown since November last year and will … Read moreSaving time on the way to ITER operation

First Iter plasma chamber tool ready for shipment

WNN 16 May 2017 The first vacuum vessel sector sub-assembly tool for the Iter fusion reactor has passed factory acceptance tests in South Korea. The tool is by far the largest custom-designed tool for the reactor, currently under construction at Cadarache in southern France. A ceremony marked the completion of factory acceptance tests (Image: Iter) … Read moreFirst Iter plasma chamber tool ready for shipment