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Practical Fusion Power Technology

Fusion energy technology so real you can touch it.

This isn’t science fiction.

Magnetized Target Fusion offers a practical path to delivering fusion energy technology.

Using modern electronics, materials, and advances in plasma physics, General Fusion intends to commercialize fusion technology to power the world.

We’re building out an end-to-end supply chain to distribute generated fusion energy across the globe. By working with customers and international partnerships to inform power plant-scale technology, we’re making clean energy a reality.

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What is Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF)?
General Fusion chose to pursue MTF because it is practical and cost-effective. This approach uses refinements of existing technology, such as steam-powered drivers, to compress plasma to fusion conditions. Meaning, a shorter timeline from demonstration project to full commercial plants to power homes, businesses, and industry with clean fusion energy.

How It Works

We’re developing fusion power using existing technologies.

Right now, we’re bringing our technologies together into the fusion demonstration, a power-plant-relevant system to test and refine our Magnetized Target Fusion system.

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Producing tangible progress towards fusion-produced electricity.

General Fusion is on track to commercialize its technology later this decade, leading to the deployment of fusion energy power plants. The company plans to enter global energy markets in the 2030s at a price competitive with fossil fuels.

Building and testing our fusion power technology with the fusion demonstration is the culmination of several development milestones.

See how far we’ve come — and discover where we’re going next.

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Fusion Island

Fusion Demonstration Program

Scaling our Fusion Technology to Prepare for Power Production.

Creating fusion conditions isn’t how we define success. Creating fusion conditions with a plan to distribute fusion energy plants around the globe — that’s our goal. We aim to add options to meet carbon neutrality targets and transform energy markets.

That’s why we’re building a fusion demonstration for power-plant-relevant fusion testing.

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Fusion Energy Technologies

Using proven fusion power technologies.

The fusion demonstration syncs up the discrete fusion power technologies we’ve already tested and refined to serve as the foundation for our comprehensive commercialization strategy.

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Durable Fusion Machine

A liquid metal wall protects the machine from extreme fusion conditions and helps to preserve shielding for the power plant’s lifetime.

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Sufficient Fuel Production

Fusion multiplies fuel directly within the lead-lithium liquid metal compressor technology.

Efficient Energy Conversion

The machine captures most fusion energy for use in power generation and uses a proven liquid metal-to-steam heat exchanger. 

Economical Fusion Conditions

General Fusion’s design avoids the need for expensive high power lasers or large superconducting magnets.

We’re creating tomorrow’s global fusion energy system right now.

Navigating the best path to reaching net-zero carbon emissions for 2050 and beyond.

Fusion energy has the potential to transform how we can use renewables, providing reliable power, and stabilizing the grid.

We believe the future of energy is better with fusion. Join us in transforming how we energize the world — and make the world better in the process.

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In an interview with Pivot magazine, CEO Greg Twinney shares his career journey, what drives him, and how General Fusion is going to change the world in an in-depth interview with PIVOT magazine. Read the article here  

Industry Updates, Most Recent
MTF: A clear path to commercial fusion energy

On December 5 of 2022, the team at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab shot 192 high-powered lasers at a manufactured fuel pellet. The power of the lasers caused the deuterium and tritium atoms within the pellet to fuse and ignite,

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Meet the team: Kathryn Leci

Kathryn is a Plasma Injector Engineer who primarily works on the plasma injector PI3, the world’s largest and most powerful of its kind. “Our focus is to continuously improve plasma performance by controlling key parameters like the magnetic configuration, pulsed

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Fusion power is coming back into fashion

The Economist’s science and technology editor, Geoffrey Carr, interviews Founder and Chief Science Officer Dr. Michel Laberge on General Fusion’s unique Magnetized Target Fusion approach. The editor discusses the various approaches to fusion energy and says, “it would take only

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Why Segra invests in General Fusion?

One of General Fusion’s major investors, Segra Capital Management, believes we have “the most elegant design” to accomplish what is required for a commercial fusion energy system: capability to create and sustain fusion conditions, deployability in terms of energy conversion

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Meet the team: Myles Hildebrand

Myles Hildebrand is a Program Manager at General Fusion and leads the execution of technology collaborations and partnerships with national laboratories and partners. These include projects with the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories, and the funding

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