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Nuclear fusion start-up investment tops $127 million

06-Mar-2019

Key points from article :

General Fusion is a nuclear fusion start-up in Canada, started in 2002.

Fusion produces no greenhouse gases or nuclear waste - and can’t be made into a weapon.

It’s the same process that powers the sun - and containing the plasma is difficult.

A gallon of seawater could produce as much energy as 300 gallons of gasoline.

$127 million has already been invested into GF, including by Jeff Bezos and Microsoft.

Competitors include Lockheed Martin and Commonwealth Fusion Systems.

The solution to the energy crisis which is always 10 years away

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Chief Executive Officer and Director at General Fusion.

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Company developing a fusion power device.

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Chief Executive Officer of Amazon.