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BestTechie August 12, 2013

Elon Musk Unveils Hyperloop, A Vision for the Future of Transport

“…The energy could also be stored in the form of compressed air that then runs an electric fan in reverse to generate energy, as demonstrated by LightSail.”

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CNBC July 1, 2013

An Energy Model for the Future, From the 12th Century

There’s a story, well-known among renewable energy buffs, that illustrates the power of technology to disrupt society better than any other I know. Throughout the Middle Ages, the abbey in Bury St. Edmunds …

storage-shed

Conservation Magazine June 13, 2013

Energy Storage Wars

In the battle to scale up intermittent energy sources such as wind and solar, the team with the best storage strategy wins. While many companies are banking on new battery technologies to fill …

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CNBC May 18, 2013

LightSail named one of CNBC's Disruptor 50

What Energy storage technology that uses compressed air to create heat energy, which can then be stored and more efficiently released onto the grid during off-peak intervals, spurring adoption of renewables. Disrupting The …

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May 3, 2013

LightSail Energy awarded grant by the California Energy Commission

LightSail Energy announced today that it has been awarded a grant by the California Energy Commission to demonstrate the use of its novel compressed air energy storage technology to support a microgrid operating …