nuclear fusion

7 founders explain what fusion power needs to go mainstream

If the 2020s are going to be the decade of AI, then the 2030s could be the decade of fusion power. That is, if the sector’s startups are able to deliver.

Pulsar Fusion wants to use nuclear fusion to make interstellar space travel a reality

Space propulsion company Pulsar Fusion has started construction on a large nuclear fusion chamber in England, as it races to become the first firm to fire a nuclear fusion-powered propulsion system in

Fusion startup Type One Energy gets $29M seed round to fast-track its reactor designs

The company is betting that outsourcing will fast-track its unique fusion reactor designs.

Renaissance Fusion raises $16.4 million to build nuclear fusion technology in Europe

Meet Renaissance Fusion, a Grenoble-based startup that has been working on nuclear fusion for the past couple of years. The company recently raised $16.4 million (€15 million) in funding in a seed r

5 promising fusion startups that aren’t unicorns — yet

A range of new fusion power companies are racing to build the supply chain for what could become a $40 trillion industry.

World-record fusion experiment produced even more energy than expected

Commercial fusion is still probably decades away, but promising results show how we might get there.

Breakthrough fusion power announcement expected tomorrow. Here’s what it means

For decades, fusion power has been just around the corner. Is this the moment we’ve all been waiting for?

The biological theory that explains why investors are bullish on fusion

Investors are betting large amounts of money on fusion. Here's why they're so confident the technology has banished the ghosts of its past.

Zap Energy nets $160M Series C to advance its lightning-in-a-bottle fusion tech

Zap Energy has reached two milestones that could nudge it ahead in the race to offer low-cost, carbon-free energy — a $160 million Series C round, and a successful test of a prototype fusion reactor

Kyoto Fusioneering secures $11.7M to build out its fusion reactor technologies

With startups getting into nuclear technology, it’s no surprise to see more fundraising happening. Now, Kyoto Fusioneering, a fusion energy startup based out of Japan but increasingly expanding

Laser-initiated fusion leads the way to safe, affordable clean energy

Fusion power plants will eventually replace most conventional power plants and related large-scale energy infrastructure that are still so dominant today. There will be no need for coal or gas.

Claiming a landmark in fusion energy, TAE Technologies sees commercialization by 2030

In a small industrial park located nearly halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, one company is claiming to have hit a milestone in the development of a new technology for generating power from nu

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’

With $84 million in new cash, Commonwealth Fusion is on track for a demonstration fusion reactor by 2025

Commonwealth Fusion Systems closed on its latest $84 million in new funding two weeks ago. The U.S. was still very much in the lockdown phase and getting a deal done, especially a multimillion dollar

A Boston startup developing a nuclear fusion reactor just got a roughly $50 million boost

After twenty five years of research, scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology think that they have finally cracked the code for the commercialization for nuclear fusion reactions. Commo

Y Combinator And Mithril Invest In Helion, A Nuclear Fusion Startup

Building a nuclear fusion reactor that can generate more energy than is put in to make it work is one of the biggest challenges facing engineers today. Like quantum computing, decades of research have