General Fusion

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General Fusion is developing the fastest, most practical, and lowest cost path to commercial fusion energy. The company was established in 2002 and is supported by a global syndicate of leading energy venture capital funds, industry leaders, and technology pioneers.
TypePrivate
Founded2002
HQBurnaby, CA
Websitegeneralfusion.com

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)108(+6%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at General Fusion

Fred Buckman

Fred Buckman

Director
Christofer M. Mowry

Christofer M. Mowry

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Michel Laberge

Michel Laberge

Founder and Chief Scientist
Michael Delage

Michael Delage

Chief Technology Officer
Greg Twinney

Greg Twinney

Chief Financial Officer
Klaas de Boer

Klaas de Boer

Chairman
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General Fusion Office Locations

General Fusion has an office in Burnaby
Burnaby, CA (HQ)
3680 Bonneville Pl
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General Fusion Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2002

General Fusion total Funding

$169.6 m

General Fusion latest funding size

$65 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

General Fusion investors

General Fusion's latest funding round in December 2019 was reported to be $65 m. In total, General Fusion has raised $169.6 m
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General Fusion Cybersecurity Score

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General Fusion News and Updates

General Fusion to build its Fusion Demonstration Plant in the UK, at the UKAEA Culham Campus

New partnership between General Fusion and UKAEA is a landmark collaboration in the development of fusion, a technology for the world's low-carbon future New partnership between General Fusion and UKAEA is a landmark collaboration in the development of fusion, a technology for the world's low-carbon…

Nuclear fusion tech developer General Fusion now has Shopify and Amazon founders backing it

In a brief announcement today, the Canadian nuclear fusion technology developer General Fusion announced that the investment firm created by Shopify founder Tobias Lütke has joined the company’s cap table. The size of the investment made by Lütke’s Thistledown Capital was not disclosed, but with the…

Vancouver cleantech company General Fusion raises $85 million CAD Series E

Vancouver-based General Fusion, which is developing what it calls a limitless, clean, emission-free, and cost-competitive alternative for power generation, has announced the close of...

Temasek leads funding for energy startup General Fusion, agtech firm Perfect Day

Canada-based fusion energy startup General Fusion has raised $65 million in a Series E financing round led by Singapore's Temasek. The post Temasek leads funding for energy startup General Fusion, agtech firm Perfect Day appeared first on DealStreetAsia.

General Fusion Blogs

“Plans unveiled for fusion reactors powered by smoke rings and pneumatic pistons.”

Writer Daniel Clery, author of the book, A Piece of the Sun: The Quest for Fusion Energy, offers a comprehensive account of General Fusion’s unique magnetized-target fusion. The post “Plans unveiled for fusion reactors powered by smoke rings and pneumatic pistons.” appeared first on General Fusion.

Bezos-backed General Fusion Picks U.K. to Build First Plant

Bloomberg Green’s Jonathan Tirone reports on General Fusion’s fusion demonstration reactor with insights from his interview with company CEO, Chris Mowry. He emphasizes the role private investment has played in helping to develop alternative approaches to fusion. The post Bezos-backed General Fusion…

A Historic Decision: To Demonstrate Practical Fusion at Culham

By Christofer Mowry, Chief Executive Officer at General Fusion. The word “practical” weaves descriptive threads of relevance into our social tapestry of economic activity. It articulates a measure of consequence for fusion energy. For fusion to have consequence for society’s endeavor to decarbonize …

The Path to Fusion Energy: The Fusion Demonstration Plant

General Fusion is building a first-of-a-kind Fusion Demonstration Plant (FDP) to showcase our Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF) technology. Hosted by the UK Atomic Energy Authority at its Culham Campus – a world-leading fusion research hub – the FDP will be the largest privately funded MTF prototype in…

Benefits of Fusion: Energy Reliability

The International Energy Agency forecasts that government policies, market conditions and innovation will help to increase the share of low-carbon supplies for electricity. The shares of electricity generated from technologies such as wind, solar and geothermal will rise from 36 per cent today to 52…

How It Works: Plasma Injector Technology at General Fusion

Fusion starts with making a stable plasma. To produce energy from fusion, we must control the plasma fuel’s temperature, density, and duration. General Fusion has built and tested 24 different Plasma Injector systems through its testing program, operating multiple systems at the same time and firing…
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General Fusion Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was General Fusion founded?

    General Fusion was founded in 2002.

  • Who are General Fusion key executives?

    General Fusion's key executives are Fred Buckman, Christofer M. Mowry and Michel Laberge.

  • How many employees does General Fusion have?

    General Fusion has 108 employees.

  • Who are General Fusion competitors?

    Competitors of General Fusion include Commonwealth Fusion Systems, Nawah and ERGOSUP.

  • Where is General Fusion headquarters?

    General Fusion headquarters is located at 3680 Bonneville Pl, Burnaby.

  • Where are General Fusion offices?

    General Fusion has an office in Burnaby.

  • How many offices does General Fusion have?

    General Fusion has 1 office.