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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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How It Works: Plasma Injector Technology at General Fusion (2:57)
Fusion starts with making a stable plasma. To produce energy from fusion, we must control the plasma fuel’s temperature, density, and duration.

How It Works

We’re developing fusion power using existing technologies.

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

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Timeline

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 Demo Plant 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 Plant

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 Plant for power-plant-relevant fusion testing.

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Fusion Energy Technologies

Using proven fusion power technologies.

The Fusion Demo Plant 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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Discover how fusion power technology is transforming the world today.

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Previewing the Next Leg in the Race to Net-Zero

People and organizations change in order to grow. Since I joined General Fusion over two years ago, the team has ushered in many exciting advances. We have seen our staff triple in number, established partnerships worldwide, and recruited a world-class

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Insights, Newsletter
General Fusion receives two funding awards from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance its Magnetized Target Fusion technology

21 July 2022: The U.S. Department of Energy has selected General Fusion for two new funding awards through the Office of Fusion Energy Science’s Innovation Network for Fusion Energy (INFUSE) program. The awards will advance Magnetized Target Fusion technology for

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Press Releases
General Fusion Names Greg Twinney as Chief Executive Officer

7 July 2022: General Fusion announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Greg Twinney to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Greg succeeds Christofer Mowry, who has resigned after serving as General Fusion’s Chief Executive Officer

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Press Releases
General Fusion building a global market for fusion energy with industry leaders

World’s leading energy and industrial companies advising General Fusion on the development of practical commercial fusion power VANCOUVER, Canada (4 April 2022): General Fusion announced today the formation of a unique Market Development Advisory Committee (MDAC) to guide the development

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Partners, Press Releases
Bruce Power, General Fusion, and Nuclear Innovation Institute sign agreement to advance a net-zero future

Partnership will progress fusion energy in Clean Energy Frontier region of Bruce, Grey and Huron ONTARIO, Canada (February 2, 2022): Bruce Power, General Fusion, and the Nuclear Innovation Institute (NII) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on

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B.C.-based company announces milestone that could lead to commercial fusion energy

Global News reporter Paul Johnson visits General Fusion’s laboratory to learn more about the company’s latest technology milestone. Watch the segment.

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