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Clean energy company preparing to scale up Vancouver, Canada - General Fusion has revealed that one of the most critical and complex areas of its research and development – plasma injector technology - has now reached the minimum performance levels required for a larger scale, integrated prototype. This marks a significant step in the company’s progress toward development of its fusion energy technology.

Chief Scientist discussed advances towards clean, safe and abundant energy Vancouver, Canada - “Private companies are accelerating the development of commercially viable fusion energy,” the Canadian fusion pioneer Dr. Michel Laberge told the International Energy Agency’s Fusion Power Coordinating Committee in Paris last week. Speaking alongside directors from Europe’s major publicly-funded fusion programs at the committee’s meeting on January 25, Dr. Laberge outlined General Fusion’s technical advances and plans for developing a prototype.

- Jon Hernandez, CBC News: Scientists are calling on the federal government to invest more in fusion research as a way to produce massive amounts of clean energy and radically reduce dependance on fossil fuels. Michael Delage, the chief technology officer at Burnaby-based General Fusion, says the goal is to develop a prototype fusion power plant by 2030 — that could eventually be scaled up to replace oil and gas. "It's something that could be competitive with fossil fuels on the grid," said Delage.

- Nelson Bennett, Business in Vancouver: A group of Canadian universities and institutes that includes the Fedoruk Centre for Nuclear Innovation is now rallying around Burnaby’s General Fusion in hopes of establishing a national strategy for Canadian fusion power. The group, which includes the universities of Saskatchewan and Alberta, is pitching a Fusion 2030 strategy that calls on the Canadian government to provide $125 million in funding over five years to help Canadian universities rebuild the academic capacity they once had in plasma physics and related fields.

2017 list of Top Private Companies in clean technology chosen from a record number 9,900 companies from 77 countries world-wide

VANCOUVER, CANADA — (January 23, 2017) — General Fusion, a global leader in the development of fusion energy, today announced it was named to the prestigious 2017 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporations to sustainable innovation. It is the third year in a row that General Fusion has made the prestigious list.

The CBC's Découverte science program on fusion efforts around the world and at home in Canada with General Fusion. Des chercheurs des quatre coins du monde sont en compétition pour accomplir un exploit qui échappe à la science depuis plus de 60 ans : créer des réacteurs de fusion nucléaire pouvant fournir de l'énergie propre et illimitée à l'humanité.

By Brendan Cassidy - Open Innovation Manager At General Fusion we believe that collaboration and the open sharing of results is key to unlocking fusion and transforming the world’s energy supply. That means we are always looking at ways to engage others in our efforts to accelerate our pursuit of commercially viable fusion energy. We are actively engaged in the fusion community and regularly attend scientific conferences, collaborate with other fusion scientists such as those at Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), and keep the public informed about our progress through the media. Recently we’ve gone outside the box by crowdsourcing some of our scientific and engineering challenges. Crowdsourcing has been successful for technical powerhouses such as NASA, so we’re in good company in going to the crowd.

General Fusion to outline how fusion can play a key role in helping the nation meet its innovation and clean energy objectives Burnaby, BC (November 28, 2016) — On Tuesday, November 29, General Fusion will address the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources, as Members of Parliament review Canada’s energy sector. Michael Delage, Vice President Technology and Corporate Strategy for the innovative clean energy company based in Burnaby will answer a wide range of questions from MPs on the current state of nuclear energy in Canada, research and development and prospects for future technologies.