US Researchers Design Compact Fusion Power Plant
March 29, 2021 15:04 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, March 29, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fusion energy is heating up. In the past few months, both the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC) and...
DIII-D Researchers Leverage Videogaming App for Remote Operation During COVID-19
March 02, 2021 13:17 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The COVID-19 pandemic has forced dramatic changes in how nearly everyone does their jobs. For many people, the transition to remote work has meant...
General Atomics Expresses Support for NASEM Report on Fusion Energy
February 23, 2021 12:56 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Feb. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) expresses its support for a new report released last week by the Board on Physics and Astronomy of the National Academies of...
General Atomics Completes Fabrication and Testing of First ITER Central Solenoid Module
February 04, 2021 15:00 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Feb. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After nearly five years of fabrication and a battery of rigorous testing and troubleshooting, General Atomics (GA) has completed the first major...
General Atomics Expresses Support for DOE Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee Report
December 15, 2020 16:49 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Dec. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee (FESAC) has adopted and endorsed a new report that lays out a strategic...
General Atomics Awarded Contract to Develop Key Component for ITER
November 06, 2020 13:23 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Nov. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) has been awarded a contract by US ITER, based at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, to develop the manufacturing process for components...
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General Atomics Names Dr. Anantha Krishnan to Head Energy Group
November 02, 2020 11:31 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Nov. 02, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) announced today that it has selected Dr. Anantha Krishnan as Senior Vice President of its Energy Group. Dr. Krishnan has worked at...
DIII-D Scientists to Work with PPPL to Find a Path to Sustained Fusion Energy
October 22, 2020 13:30 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Oct. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Researchers from the DIII-D National Fusion Facility are preparing to support their colleagues at the National Spherical Tokamak Experiment-Upgrade...
General Atomics Congratulates ITER on the Start of Machine Assembly
July 28, 2020 11:00 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) congratulates the ITER Organization for the start of ITER machine assembly. ITER is the largest science project in history....
General Atomics and Framatome Join Forces on Nuclear Reactor Channel Boxes
February 20, 2020 14:49 ET | General Atomics
San Diego, Feb. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- General Atomics (GA) and Framatome are working together to develop nuclear reactor channel boxes fabricated from GA’s SiGA™ silicon-carbide composite....