Energy Basics

By: Tom Tamarkin Founder Fusion4Freedom & President EnergyCite and ClimateCite Where does energy on our planet come from? There are three primary sources of material amounts of energy on Earth. The word material means an amount of energy greater than 2 % of total worldwide energy demand combining all sectors of transportation, industrial, commercial residential, … Read more

The Physics and Molecular Biology Implications of Widespread Low Power Radio Frequency from 900 MHz to 30 GHz

The Physics and Molecular Biology Implications of Widespread Low Power Radio Frequency from 900 MHz to 30 GHz

By: Tom D. Tamarkin December 18, 2020 All electromagnetic radiation (hereinafter EMR) is based on “emitted photons.” A photon is an elementary particle or the “quantum” of light and all EMR with no rest mass. It is the “force carrier” of the electromagnetic radiation. Now we get into quantum mechanics but it will be kept … Read more

China Just Turned On Its Artificial Sun

China Just Turned On Its Artificial Sun

It’s go time for the Far East’s most formidable fusion reactor. Popular Mechanics By Caroline Delbert | Dec 4, 2020 China has switched on its HL-2M EAST tokamak for its first planned full-strength fusion. EAST, an “artificial sun,” is global peers with ITER and hopes to reach some of the same milestones. No tokamak reactor … Read more

General Fusion broadens global government support with U.S. Department of Energy award

General Fusion broadens global government support with U.S. Department of Energy award

VANCOUVER, Canada (8 September 2020): General Fusion has been awarded a funding partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fusion Energy Science’s new Innovation Network for Fusion Energy (INFUSE) program, recognizing General Fusion as a global leader on the path to commercializing practical fusion. General Fusion will partner with the Princeton Plasma Physics … Read more

General Fusion Closes $65M of Series E Financing

Funding Enables the Company’s Fusion Demonstration Plant VANCOUVER, Canada – General Fusion announced that it has successfully closed USD$65 million of Series E equity financing. The financing was led by Temasek, a global investment company headquartered in Singapore. This USD$65 million of new financing, together with the release of CAD$50 million in additional investment from … Read more

How This Unconventional Oxford Startup Plans To Win The Fusion Energy Race

Forbes by Gemma Milne | Aug. 29, 2019 First Light Fusion’s Machine 3 in their Oxford-based laboratory First Light Fusion Fusion energy startup First Light Fusion is working towards demonstrating “first fusion” before the end of the year, in their Oxford-based laboratory. If they succeed, they join only a few companies and research groups on … Read more

Projects Seek to Make Steady-State Fusion Power Plants Possible

DOE July 29, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $14 million in funding for 10 university-led research projects using the DIII-D National Fusion Facility.  A major goal of the research is to develop methods of sustaining steady-state or continuous operation of fusion reactors, an essential step toward eventually making … Read more

Going Solar – System Requirements For 100% U.S. Solar Generated Utility Baseload Electricity

An examination of the economics and practicality of grid scale solar power Download this article as a PDF By Barrie Lawson, UK Forward by Tom Tamarkin   Key Concepts   By 2060 88% of current on-line utility scale generation capacity will be retired due to plant age and life cycle considerations Solar Photovoltaics require 3 … Read more