TAE Technologies, formerly Tri Alpha Energy, is an American company based in Foothill Ranch, California, created for the development of aneutronic fusion power. The company's design relies on a field-reversed configuration, which combines features from other fusion concepts in a unique fashion. It aims to manufacture a prototype commercial fusion reactor by 2030.
The company was founded in 1998, and is backed by private capital. They operated as a stealth company for many years, refraining from launching its website until 2015. The company did not generally discuss progress nor any schedule for commercial production. However, it has registered and renewed various patents. It regularly publishes theoretical and experimental results in academic journals with over 150 publications and posters at scientific conferences over the last five years. TAE has a research library hosting these articles on their website.
Highest paying job titles at Tri Alpha Energy include Electrical Engineer, Energy Engineer, and Senior Systems Engineer