General Compression

General Compression is developing technology and products to enable low-cost, dispatchable clean power.

Location: 
Newton, MA
Type: 
Corporation
Category: 
Energy Storage
Website: 
http://www.generalcompression.com/

News and Stories: Energy Storage Developer General Compression Raises $21m. October 22, 2010.

Founded in 2006, General Compression, Inc. has made patent-pending advancements in the fields of isothermal compression and expansion to provide utility-scale storage for renewable electricity sources such as wind and solar. GC's near-isothermal compressor/expander module is used to create 2.4 MW to 1,000 MW, 8 to 300 hour discharge, compressed air energy storage projects. Company founders Eric Ingersoll, David Marcus, and Michael Marcus launched GC with a vision of creating Dispatchable Wind™ to integrate low-cost bulk storage with wind farms to eliminate the issues of intermittent power generation. The company's technology and projects are designed to set clean, domestic wind power on a path to become the dominant electric power generation source in the United States.


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