LightSail Energy

LightSail Energy, Inc. is a venture capital-funded start-up in the field of energy storage.


Location: 
Oakland, CA
Type: 
VC-Funded Company
Category: 
Energy Storage

News about Lightsail Energy:
10 Companies Chasing Innovations That Really Matter, Wired, March 3, 2013


LightSail’s technology converts electrical energy to compressed air, and then reverses the process to deliver electrical energy again when it’s needed, keeping round-trip losses to a minimum.

LightSail believes that a low-cost grid-scale energy storage solution holds the key to unlocking the true potential of increasingly competitive renewable energies, optimizing power grids, democratizing access to energy, and helping to make the world a safer and better place for future generations.LightSail was founded in 2009 by Danielle Fong, Steve Crane and Ed Berlin

LightSail Energy is backed by Khosla Ventures, Bill Gates, Peter Thiel, and Total Energy Ventures.

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