- Jonathan Tirone, Bloomberg:
Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates and Peter Thiel are just three of the billionaires chasing what the late physicist Stephen Hawking called humankind’s most promising technology. Scientists have long known that fusion has the potential to revolutionize the energy industry, but development costs have been too high for all but a handful of governments and investors. Recent advances in exotic materials, 3D printing, machine learning and data processing are all changing that.
- Alan Boyle, GeekWire:
The Canadian government says it’s investing 49.3 million Canadian dollars in General Fusion, a British Columbia company that aims to build a prototype plant powered by nuclear fusion.
Funding from Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund was announced today by Defense Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan and Navdeep Bains, Canada’s minister of innovation, science and economic development.
-Kate Wilson, The Georgia Straight
The Georgia Straight features three Metro Vancouver clean energy companies, including General Fusion, who are working towards mitigating the impacts of climate change.
-Don Shafer, Roundhouse Radio
General Fusion CEO Chris Mowry sat down with host Don Shafer from Roundhouse Radio's Impact. The two discuss everything from the role of fusion energy and renewables to the 2018 Globe Conference in Vancouver.
- Bloomberg Markets AM with Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz
Chris Mowry, CEO of General Fusion, on what the private sector and governments are doing to support nuclear fusion, and why break-even fusion is possible. Live from Bloomberg’s Future of Energy Global Summit in New York City.
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- Alan Boyle, GeekWire
The promise of natural gas, shale oil, renewable energy and conventional nuclear power all pale in comparison to the promise of clean, potentially abundant fusion power — and that’s attracting increasing attention from science-savvy entrepreneurs.