Simson hails ‘milestone’ on path to viable nuclear fusion power

The EU will maintain its support for the international thermonuclear experimental reactor (ITER), energy commissioner Kadri Simson has said as the project entered its tenth year this week with the launch of its machine assembly phase.

by Robert Hodgson
ITER: A technician walks past the lower cyclinder of the cryostat during the launch of the reactor's assembly stage this week. Image: Clement Mahoudeau/AFP
ITER: A technician walks past the lower cyclinder of the cryostat during the launch of the reactor's assembly stage this week. Image: Clement Mahoudeau/AFP

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