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LightSail Energy. Regenerative Air Energy Storage.

February 27, 2012 in Energy Storage

LightSail Energy, headquartered in Berkeley, CA, is developing an innovative Compressed Air Energy Storage (CAES) system for grid-scale energy storage that is clean, economical, scalable, and most importantly, efficient. Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer Danielle Fong, 24, is a two-time dropout (first at age 12, she left middle school to go to college, then at […]

General Compression. Expanding clean power.

September 9, 2011 in Energy Storage

General Compression is a Newton, MA-based company that has developed a energy system that makes available “dispatachable wind” in order to face the challenge of intermittency that wind and many renewable energy sources face. They have developed the General Compression Advanced Energy Storage (CGAES) system that takes electricity produced by wind turbines and stores that […]